FRAMINGHAM – The Christa McAuliffe department library in Framingham is planning a number of occasions to mark the 36th anniversary of the House Shuttle Challenger catastrophe on January 28.

Thirty-six years in the past on January 28, the House Shuttle Challenger blasted into area with a mission to deploy a communications satellite tv for pc and research Halley’s Comet whereas they had been in orbit. On board as a part of the crew was the primary trainer in area Christa Corrigan McAuliffe.

Simply 73 seconds into its flight, the shuttle exploded, killing all seven crew members aboard.

Christa Corrigan McAuliffe grew up in Framingham. She was a Lady Scout, graduated from the previous Marian Excessive Faculty after which Framingham State Faculty.

The library department and a constitution college is known as after her within the Metropolis of Framingham.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, and the indoor masks mandate, some occasions had been postponed, together with the Galaxy cookie one, however some occasions are nonetheless on together with an Occasion for college students in grades 4-7.

Subsequent week, the library department is internet hosting an area themed picture utilizing our Spark Lab Inexperienced Display screen.

Cease by between January 24-28, from three to six pm

All pictures can be out there on our Fb web page on the finish of the week.

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