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Christa McAuliffe

Posted in Calvary Cemetery (NH) with tags , on May 16, 2013 by Cade

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September 2, 1948 – January 28, 1986

Sometimes, fame doesn’t come until something truly awful happens.  In late 1985, people who paid attention to NASA’s space shuttle program knew who Sharon Christa McAuliffe was. The Concord, NH social studies teacher was the winner of the Teacher In Space Project.  The goal of the project was simple: train a teacher to travel with the space shuttle Challenger on a mission, conduct some experiments and teach lessons from orbit. Continue reading

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