Barbara Morgan


Birthday November 28, 1951

Birth Sign Sagittarius

Birthplace Fresno, CA

Age 72 years old

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Teacher and former astronaut who participated in the Teacher in Space program and later trained as a Mission Specialist.

Before Fame

She taught English and science to Ecuadorian third graders.


She is a classically trained flautist.

Family Life

She had two sons with Clay Morgan.

Associated With

She was the backup for Christa McAuliffe on the ill-fated mission aboard Space Shuttle Challenger.