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Barbara Radding Morgan
NASA Astronaut
Nationality American
Status Retired
Born November 28, 1951 (1951-11-28) (ageĀ 69)
Fresno, California, U.S.
Other occupation Teacher
Astronaut
Time in space 12d 17h 53 m
Selection
  • Teacher in Space Project (1985)
  • NASA Astronaut Group 17 (1998)
Missions STS-118
Mission insignia STS-118 patch new.svg

Barbara Radding Morgan (born November 28, 1951) 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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