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Christa McAuliffe

The McAuliffe Center at Framingham State University (credit: CBS)

Students Mark Anniversary Of Challenger Disaster With Lessons On Space

It was 25 years ago that the space shuttle Challenger exploded shortly after liftoff killing all seven astronauts on board, including America’s first teacher in space, Christa McAuliffe of Framingham.

01/28/2011

Christa McAuliffe was killed in the Challenger explosion on Jan. 28, 1986. (credit: AP)

Personal Reflections On Challenger Explosion 25 Years Later

Twenty-five years ago, the nation paused to watch what was supposed to be a moment of achievement and inspiration: the Challenger mission, carrying New Hampshire school teacher Christa McAuliffe, blasting off to space.

01/27/2011

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