Christa McAuliffe

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Christa McAuliffe's space journey only lasts seconds but her dreams live on forever

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Christa McAuliffe

  1. 1. Christa McAuliffe
  2. 3. Early Life <ul><li>Born September 2, 1948 </li></ul><ul><li>Framingham </li></ul><ul><li>Interest in space </li></ul><ul><li>School Teacher </li></ul>
  3. 4. Disaster <ul><li>Selected to be aboard the Challenger </li></ul><ul><li>First citizen in space </li></ul><ul><li>Space shuttle burst into flames </li></ul><ul><li>6 other astronauts </li></ul>
  4. 5. Mourning <ul><li>Students watched on television </li></ul><ul><li>Honored “American Hero” </li></ul><ul><li>Christa Corrigan McAuliffe Library </li></ul>
  5. 6. Dreams <ul><li>Communicate with students </li></ul><ul><li>Improve technology </li></ul><ul><li>Inspire students </li></ul>
  6. 7. Barbara Morgan <ul><li>Christa’s backup </li></ul><ul><li>Honored Christa </li></ul><ul><li>The Endeavor </li></ul>
  7. 8. Fulfilling Dreams <ul><li>Successfully communicated with students </li></ul><ul><li>Qualified astronaut </li></ul><ul><li>Boise State University </li></ul>

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