Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

McAuliffe

Sharon Christa Corrigan

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  02.09.1948
Birthplace:  Boston / Massachusetts
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  19.07.1985
Selection group:  Teacher in Space
Position:  PSP
Status:  died 28.01.1986
Date of death:  28.01.1986
Place of death:  Cape Canaveral / Florida

Spaceflights

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Additional information

Bachelor of arts in education from Framingham State College, Massachusetts, 1970; master of arts in education from Bowie State College, Bowie, Maryland, 1978; teacher of history and biology at Concord Senior High School, Concord, New Hampshire; hobbies: Tennis, jogging, volleyball; died in the Challenger disaster (STS-51L) on 28.01.1986.

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