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Teacher in space Christa McAuliffe and the Challenger legacy by Colin Burgess

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln, Neb .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • McAuliffe, Christa, 1948-1986 -- Influence,
  • Challenger (Spacecraft) -- Accidents,
  • Teachers -- United States,
  • Space flight

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementColin Burgess ; foreword by Grace George Corrigan.
LC ClassificationsTL867 .B85 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 107 p. :
Number of Pages107
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL51185M
ISBN 100803261829
LC Control Number99056385

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