Barbara Morgan

Barbara Morgan

Status: Retired
11/28/1951 –
Nationality: American
Type: Government
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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.

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