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Barbara Morgan

American - ( NASA)

Retired

Date of Birth: Nov. 28, 1951
Age: 72


Barbara Radding Morgan is an American teacher and a former NASA astronaut. She participated in the Teacher in Space program as backup to Christa McAuliffe for the 1986 ill-fated STS-51-L mission of the Space Shuttle Challenger. She then trained as a Mission Specialist, and flew on STS-118 in August 2007.

Space Shuttle Endeavour / OV-105 | STS-118

National Aeronautics and Space Administration | USA
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
Aug. 8, 2007, 10:36 p.m.
Status: Success
Mission:

STS-118 was a space shuttle mission to the International Space Station (ISS) flown by the orbiter Endeavour.

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Administrator: Bill Nelson

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research. NASA have many launch facilities but most are inactive. The most commonly used pad will be LC-39B at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.


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