Christa McAuliffe’s Science Lessons to be Taught Aboard Space Station

2018-04-16T19:06:31+00:00

More than three decades after Christa McAuliffe, NASA’s first “teacher in space,” perished aboard the Challenger space shuttle, classroom lessons she intended to teach on the mission will find an audience, NASA said. Two latter-day teachers-turned-astronauts plan to pay tribute to McAuliffe by performing a handful of her lessons aboard the International Space Station over the [...]

Christa McAuliffe’s Science Lessons to be Taught Aboard Space Station 2018-04-16T19:06:31+00:00

Challenger Center Remembers Crew on 32nd Anniversary of Space Shuttle Tragedy

2018-01-25T22:08:50+00:00

Organization Created to Keep Education Mission Alive Continues Work to Inspire Students WASHINGTON DC – January 25, 2018 – Challenger Center, a leading nonprofit science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education organization continues its work to carry on the education mission of the Challenger STS-51L crew more than three decades after the tragedy. The organization [...]

Challenger Center Remembers Crew on 32nd Anniversary of Space Shuttle Tragedy 2018-01-25T22:08:50+00:00

Expedition Mars

2018-01-22T19:49:19+00:00

The year is 2076. Humans have solved some of the larger problems associated with a long-term Mars mission, including radiation exposure and landing large payloads safely on the surface. A handful of facilities have been established on the Martian surface including a greenhouse, a mobile geo survey base, and a centralized research habitat. The primary [...]

Expedition Mars 2018-01-22T19:49:19+00:00

France Jackson Alumni Profile

2018-02-01T16:36:17+00:00

Name: France Jackson Current Employer: Intel Corporation Current Title: User Experience Researcher Education: B.S. Industrial Engineering, Clemson University; M.S. Industrial Engineering, Clemson University; Ph.D. Human-Centered Computing, University of Florida (May 2018) Which of our Challenger Learning Centers did you visit? I visited the location in Columbia, the Challenger Learning Center of Richland County School District [...]

France Jackson Alumni Profile 2018-02-01T16:36:17+00:00

Astronauts and Challenger Center to Complete Christa McAuliffe’s Lessons

2018-01-19T19:59:33+00:00

Today, Challenger Center announced that several of the lessons Christa McAuliffe planned to perform aboard the Challenger shuttle during the Teacher in Space mission will be completed aboard the International Space Station (ISS) this year. Challenger Center, in collaboration with NASA and STEM on Station, will work with astronauts Joe Acaba, currently aboard the ISS, and Ricky [...]

Astronauts and Challenger Center to Complete Christa McAuliffe’s Lessons 2018-01-19T19:59:33+00:00

Christa McAuliffe’s Lost Lessons Finally Taught in Space

2018-01-24T17:37:01+00:00

NEW YORK TIMES - BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Christa McAuliffe's lost lessons are finally getting taught in space. Thirty-two years after the Challenger disaster, a pair of teachers turned astronauts will pay tribute to McAuliffe by carrying out her science classes on the International Space Station. As NASA's first designated teacher in [...]

Christa McAuliffe’s Lost Lessons Finally Taught in Space 2018-01-24T17:37:01+00:00

Christa McAuliffe’s Lost Lessons Finally Taught in Space

2018-01-24T17:39:23+00:00

WASHINGTON POST– BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Christa McAuliffe’s lost lessons are finally getting taught in space. Thirty-two years after the Challenger disaster, a pair of teachers turned astronauts will pay tribute to McAuliffe by carrying out her science classes on the International Space Station. As NASA’s first designated teacher in space, McAuliffe [...]

Christa McAuliffe’s Lost Lessons Finally Taught in Space 2018-01-24T17:39:23+00:00

Christa McAuliffe’s Lost Lessons Finally Taught in Space

2018-01-24T17:37:53+00:00

EDUCATION WEEK – BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Christa McAuliffe’s lost lessons are finally getting taught in space. Thirty-two years after the Challenger disaster, a pair of teachers turned astronauts will pay tribute to McAuliffe by carrying out her science classes on the International Space Station. As NASA’s first designated teacher in space, [...]

Christa McAuliffe’s Lost Lessons Finally Taught in Space 2018-01-24T17:37:53+00:00

NASA Astronauts to Teach Lessons that Challenger Victim Christa McAuliffe Planned to Give in Space

2018-01-24T17:38:33+00:00

More than three decades after New Hampshire teacher Christa McAuliffe was killed in the Challenger explosion, the lessons she had planned to give during the mission will be made available to the public, thanks to a partnership between NASA and a nonprofit. In a statement Friday, the Challenger Center, a group created by the victims’ [...]

NASA Astronauts to Teach Lessons that Challenger Victim Christa McAuliffe Planned to Give in Space 2018-01-24T17:38:33+00:00

Students to Speak with ISS Astronauts

2018-01-18T23:07:06+00:00

In collaboration with the Challenger Learning Center at the Christa McAuliffe Center, Framingham State University students will speak with astronauts living, working, and doing research aboard the International Space Station. The 20-minute Earth-to-space call will take place on Friday at 12:15 p.m. EST and will air live on NASA Television and online: Watch Live! In addition [...]

Students to Speak with ISS Astronauts 2018-01-18T23:07:06+00:00