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Challenger Center to Host Astronaut Barbara Morgan in Live Interactive Webcast, Wednesday, March 16, 2011, 12:00pm EST

7 Mar 2011, 19:56 UTC
Challenger Center to Host Astronaut Barbara Morgan in Live Interactive Webcast, Wednesday, March 16, 2011, 12:00pm EST
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News ReleaseFor immediate releaseChallenger Center for Space Science EducationAngie Tenne300 N. Lee St., Suite 301Alexandria, VA 22314 atenne@challenger.org703-683-9741 Exciting new astronaut series to feature educator astronaut Join Challenger Center for Space Science Education on Wednesday, March 16th, 2011, 12:00pm (Eastern Time), for a live interactive webcast with astronaut and Distinguished Educator in Residence at Boise State University, Barbara Morgan. This event is part of an exciting series of Challenger Center interactive webcasts. Each month, Challenger Center will feature an astronaut as guest of a live webcast, with an opportunity for the public to ask questions. You may submit questions via the online form at http://bit.ly/h3DqCd, email to 25@challenger.org or use the instant message feature during the live webcast. March Featured Astronaut Background:Barbara Morgan was selected as the backup candidate for the NASA Teacher in Space Program on July 19, 1985. From September 1985 to January 1986, Morgan trained with Christa McAuliffe and the Challenger crew at NASA's Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas. Following the Challenger accident, Morgan assumed the duties of Teacher in Space Designee. From March 1986 to July 1986, she worked with NASA, speaking to educational organizations throughout the country. In the fall of 1986, Morgan returned to ...

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