Teacher in Space Training

Training took several months and would culminate in 1986 on the Challenger space shuttle mission.

Barbara Morgan Learns About Spacesuit Gloves

Morgan learns about gloves

Morgan and McAuliffe would have to learn about the gloves and other equipment that would be used during their time in space.

Christa McAuliffe and Barabara Morgan in Gravity Training

Morgan and McAuliffe participating in a gravity training exercise

Morgan and McAuliffe underwent gravity training to prepare them for the sensation of being in a low-gravity environment.

Training