Famous Astronaut

Judith Resnik

Judith A. Resnik was born on April 5, 1949, she was an engineer/NASA astronaut . She was the second female American to launch into space. A few of her missions were STS-51-L and , STS-41-D. She was one of the many people who died when the Space Shuttle Challenger was destroyed during the launch of the mission STS-51-L. She died January 28, 1986.