|Young women in space|
Edited by Carolyn Bennett
First U.S. woman in space
S. Christa Corrigan McAuliffeTeacher in Space Participant
NASA Teacher in Space
Sharon Christa McAuliffe died on the vessel Sally Ride might have taken that January day in 1986
Christa McAuliffe was born (September 2, 1948) in Boston, Massachusetts, and died serving her profession, her country, and particularly the young, at Cape Canaveral, Florida (January 28, 1986).
Monuments, institutions and events have been established in her honor: The Christa McAuliffe Planetarium/McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center in Concord, New Hampshire, the Christa Corrigan Hennessy Center for Education and Teaching Excellence at Framingham State College, and the Christa McAuliffe Residential Community building at Bowie State University.
United States astronauts
Mae Jemison 1st African-American woman (L.)
Pamela Melroy (R.)
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