June 15, 2020
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STUDENT Carter Chuquimia
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she was selected out of 11,000 people to perticiapate in NASA Teacher in Space project.
Sharon Christa Corrigan was born on September 2, 1948, in Boston, Massachusetts
McAuliffe graduated from her highschoolin 1966
Christa married Steven
Christa Corrigan earned her B.A. from Framingham State College in 1970
McAuliffe had a whole lesson plan ready to teach the world in 1986.
McAuliffe was planning to test if plants could grow in space without soil.
McAuliffe was buried at Blossom Hill Cemetery in her hometown
She got her first teaching position in 1970
In 1984, President Ronald Reagan announced the Teacher in Space Project, and McAuliffe learned about NASA's efforts to find their first civilian, an educator, to fly into space
I was born
she and Morgan each took a year-long leave of absence from teaching in order to train for a space shuttle mission in early 1986
From 1971 to 1978, she taught history and civics at Thomas Johnson Middle School
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