Christa McAuliffe's name is deeply entrenched in American history as the teacher who died when the "Challenger" exploded in January 1986. Innovative and devoted to her profession, Christa brought to her own life and to her students the joy and excitement of learning, exploration, and accomplishment. Her integrity and love of life endeared her to people both before and during her NASA training. Honest, direct, and outspoken, she did not hesitate to speak out on behalf of the constituency she felt she had been selected to ...

Teacher in Space: Christa McAuliffe & the Challenger Legacy 2000, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803261822

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