People News Roundup

September 23, 1992 1 min read

Steven McAuliffe, the widower of Christa McAuliffe, the schoolteacher who was killed in the 1986 explosion of the space shuttle Challenger, has been nominated by President Bush for the federal bench.

Mr. McAuliffe, who was one of the founders of the Challenger Center for Space Science Education, would succeed Norman Stahl as a federal district judge for New Hampshire. His nomination must be approved by the U.S. Senate.

A version of this article appeared in the September 23, 1992 edition of Education Week as People News Roundup