As per our current Database, Christa McAuliffe has been died on Jan 28, 1986 (age 37).
When Christa McAuliffe die, Christa McAuliffe was 37 years old.
|Popular As||Christa McAuliffe|
|Age||37 years old|
|Born||September 2, 1948 (Boston, MA)|
Christa McAuliffe’s zodiac sign is Virgo. According to astrologers, Virgos are always paying attention to the smallest details and their deep sense of humanity makes them one of the most careful signs of the zodiac. Their methodical approach to life ensures that nothing is left to chance, and although they are often tender, their heart might be closed for the outer world. This is a sign often misunderstood, not because they lack the ability to express, but because they won’t accept their feelings as valid, true, or even relevant when opposed to reason. The symbolism behind the name speaks well of their nature, born with a feeling they are experiencing everything for the first time.
Christa McAuliffe was born in the Year of the Rat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rat are quick-witted, clever, charming, sharp and funny. They have excellent taste, are a good friend and are generous and loyal to others considered part of its pack. Motivated by money, can be greedy, is ever curious, seeks knowledge and welcomes challenges. Compatible with Dragon or Monkey.
American Astronaut chosen for the STS-51-L mission from among 11,000 applications. She was scheduled to become NASA's first Teacher in space, but was tragically killed in 1986 when the Challenger exploded.
She started her career as an American history Teacher at a middle school in Maryland.
She was posthumously granted the Congressional Space Medal of Honor in 2004.
She had two children with husband Steven McAuliffe.
She cited Astronaut John Glenn as one of her personal inspirations.