A Tribute to Christa




A Tribute to Christa Special 25th Anniversary Event will be held at the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center in Concord.

For Teachers and Their FamiliesThe Discovery Center will be honoring the 25th anniversary of the space shuttle Challenger and the life of Christa McAuliffe on Friday, January 28. A free reception for teachers and their families will commence from 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m., followed by a public program on McAuliffe's life and legacy in the planetarium theatre.

All teachers and educators are invited to come for free with their families and enjoy refreshments, activities and NASA presentations. Special guest speaker Alan Ladwig, NASA Deputy Associate Administrator for Public Outreach, will be presenting a speech on "Christa: Her Life, Legacy, and Implications for the Future" at 6 p.m.

Following the speech will be the premiere of a special 25th anniversary commemorative NH Outlook documentary, presented by President and CEO of NH Public Television Peter Frid and NH Outlook Producer Richard Ager.

Educators will also be given free tours of the Discovery Center observatory and exhibits from 6:45 p.m.-7:45 p.m.

An RSVP is kindly requested by January 24.

For the PublicThe public is invited to celebrate the life of Christa McAuliffe at the Discovery Center at 7 p.m. with "A Tribute to Christa." McAuliffe was, and remains, one of NASA's most visible and beloved astronauts, and a hero at the Discovery Center that bears her name. Admission is $9 for adults, $6 for children (3-12), $8 for students/seniors and free for members. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

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