Sharon Christa Corrigan McAuliffe, 1948 - 1986
NASA Human Space Flight Gallery photo (26 September 1985)
Born: 2 September 1948, Boston, Massachusetts
Died: 28 January 1986, Cape Canaveral, Florida
Christa McAuliffe quotes:
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- I cannot join the space program and restart my life as an astronaut, but this opportunity to connect my abilities as an educator with my interests in history and space is a unique opportunity to fulfill my early fantasies. permalink
- I touch the future. I teach. permalink
on a T-shirt she took on Challenger mission, quoted by Robert T. Hohler in I Touch the Future ... (1986)
- What are we doing here? We're reaching for the stars. permalink
quoted in "Christa McAuliffe 1948-1986" in Time (10 February 1986)
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