Christa McAuliffe's Profile
Brief about Christa McAuliffe: By info that we know Christa McAuliffe was born at 1948-09-02. And also Christa McAuliffe is American Astronaut.
Christa McAuliffe Biography
Sharon Corrigan, American astronaut was born in Boston, Massachusetts on September 2, 1948. She was the daughter of Edward Christopher Corrigan and Grace Mary George. They had five children and Christa was the oldest one. She was known as Christa from her early age, so later she signed her name as S. Christa Corrigan.
She graduated Marian High School in 1966. Christa studied at Framingham State College, from where she got a bachelor’s degree of arts. She graduated the college in 1970. In the same year she married to Steven J. McAuliffe. That was when she became Christa McAuliffe. Steven wanted to attend the Georgetown University Law Center, so they moved to Washington, D.C. The couple had two children: Scott and Caroline McAuliffe. Scott was nine and Caroline was six when Christa McAuliffe died on January 28, 1986, when she was 37 years old. (1986-01-28)Christa McAuliffe's quotation" section for more.
We haven't sat down with Scott and Caroline and said, Now you realize that there's X amount of pounds of thrust. And this can happen and that can happen.Tags: Happen, Realize, Said
I told them how excited I would be to go into space and how thrilled I was when Alan Shepard made his historic flight, and when John Kennedy announced on the news that the men had landed safely on the moon, and how jealous I was of those men.Tags: Jealous, Men, Moon
I really don't want to say goodbye to any of you people.Tags: Goodbye
If I can get some student interested in science, if I can show members of the general public what's going on up there in the space program, then my job's been done.Tags: Done, Job, Science
NASA was going to pick a public school teacher to go into space, observe and make a journal about the space flight, and I am a teacher who always dreamed of going up into space.Tags: Public, School, Teacher
If anything happened, I think my husband would have to deal with that as the time came.Tags: Deal, Husband, Time
It's not the Olympics. It's Concord, New Hampshire, and a homecoming should reflect the community I'm part of.Tags: Community, Olympics, Reflect
My sympathies have always been for working-class people.Tags: Sympathies
Space is going to be commonplace.Tags: Space
We sat around one night and thought that people are going to look back and say, I can't imagine there was a lot of excitement about HER going up!Tags: Her, Night, Thought
When I'm 60, maybe, I'll look at my pile of papers and wonder, What really happened that year?Tags: Maybe, Wonder, Year
I can remember in early elementary school when the Russians launched the first satellite. There was still so much unknown about space. People thought Mars was probably populated.Tags: Remember, School, Thought
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.Tags: Cannot, History, Life