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Quick facts for kidsBarbara Radding Morgan
|Born||November 28, 1951
Fresno, California, U.S.
|Time in space||12d 17h 53 m|
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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Christa McAuliffe and Morgan in 1985.
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