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クリスタ・マコーリフ -  I cannot join the space program and restart my life as an astronaut, but this opportunity to connect my abilities as an educator with my interests in history and space is a unique opportunity to fulfill my early fantasies. — Christa McAuliffe, 1985

Christa McAuliffe (September 1948 – January was an American teacher from Concord, New Hampshire, and was one of the seven crew members killed in the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster. I remember where I was the moment this happened!

? NASA?

January 1986 - Nasa Challenger Disaster Long-Forgotten Photographs Reveal Challenger Disaster As It Happened.

Really great space-themed projects for kids

Explore a collection of vintage Apollo photos from NASA to commemorate 48 years since the first Moon landing.

Art Linkletter...abandoned at a few weeks old, raised by a pastor and his wife (the Linkletters), entertained millions on radio and TV interviewing kids (the Party House and Kids Say the Darndest Things), was married more than 74 years, lived to be almost 98 (his wife died the following year at 95), loved life and had a beautiful way with people! I love that man of joy!

abandoned at a few weeks old, raised by a pastor & his wife, entertained millions on radio & TV interviewing kids (Kids Say the Darndest Things), was married more than 74 years, lived to be almost 98

Bea Arthur was in the Marine Corps. during WW2 ....how cool is that?

I did not know this:) Bea Arthur (née Bernice Frankel) SSgt. Enlisted and assigned as typist at Marine HQ in Wash DC, then air stations in VA and NC. Best remembered for her title role in the TV series “Maude” and as Dorothy in "Golden Girls".

My favorite picture of my grandparents. My grandfather had just got back from war. - Imgur

My favorite picture of my grandparents. My grandfather had just got back from war.

Caption: "My favorite picture of my grandparents. My grandfather had just got back from war." <<< Not my grandparents, but a sweet picture nonetheless

Miracle on the Hudson.  Sully Sullenberger landed this US Airways Plane on the Hudson River, on a freezing cold day.  Everyone on that plane made it out alive.  Truly amazing

Us Airways Flight 1549 Makes A Miraculous Splashdown In The Icy Waters Of The Hudson river Jan 15 2009 All 155 People Onboard Survived.

“If we kill off the wild, then we are killing a part of our souls.”  ― Jane Goodall

Dame Jane Morris Goodall, DBE is an English primatologist, ethologist, anthropologist, and UN Messenger of Peace. Goodall founded the Jane Goodall Institute and Roots & Shoots.

Ryan White...the first person to really inspire me as a kid.

Ryan White 1971 - 1990 * Touched my heart in a way that still gives me shivers.

Victory Day May 9th. World War II veteran

What a powerful image! Russian WWII Veteran during a ceremony remembering all those lost.

Spectators React to the Space Shuttle Challenger Explosion by Jim Sherry.   Faces of spectators register horror, shock, and sadness after witnessing the explosion of the Space Shuttle Challenger 73 seconds after liftoff, a disaster in which all seven astronauts aboard died on January 28, 1986. Cape Canaveral,

Onlookers react to the explosion of the Challenger space shuttle, January Florida, USA.

Captain Neil Armstrong

Neil Alden Armstrong (August 1930 – August the first person to walk on the Moon who famously said, "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.

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