This wonderful medallion quilt pays tribute to Christa McAuliffe and the other 6 astronauts that died in the Challenger explosion. The 7 losses are again honored with 7 leaves on each side of the applique border. There are 6 stars that surround the center Christa star, once again a tribute to the crew. This pattern has many elements utilizing techniques from this series of patterns. The 12th in this series is a great chance to show off all of your expertise using these elements.