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An overview of the space shuttle Challenger accident as we look back on the tragedy that occurred 25 years ago this week. Details of what happened, how, and the consequences for NASA at SPACE.com.


Challenger: What Went Wrong? Today marks the 20th anniversary of the explosion that destroyed space shuttle Challenger and its seven-member crew.


NASA's space shuttle Challenger accident was a devastating tragedy that killed seven astronauts and shocked the world on Jan. 28, 1986. Killed in the accident were Challenger commander Dick Scobee ...


The NASA space shuttle Challenger exploded on January 28, 1986, just 73 seconds after liftoff, bringing a devastating end to the spacecraft’s 10th mission. The disaster claimed the lives of all ...


The first shuttle that went into space was the Space Shuttle Columbia. It made a total of 28 missions. The shuttle was commanded by pilot John Young who was the first one to land it as well. Read More


The Space Shuttle Challenger on its STS-51L mission was launched for the first time on January 28, 1986, from pad 39B at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral. The families of the astronauts ...


This Documentary was produced for the 2008 History Day. There are a few factual errors in the video, but most of what you will hear, really happened.


Space Safety » Archive » Space Disasters » Challenger Disaster » Challenger: A Management Failure. The Space Shuttle Challenger disaster was probably the most significant event, in terms of its impact on the US space program, ... What Went Wrong?


The vertical axis tracks the wrong effect, and the horizontal axis cites temperatures not available to the engineers and, in addition, mixes O-ring temperatures and ambient air temperature as though the two were the same." The Challenger disaster also provided a chance to see how traumatic events affected children's psyches. The large number of ...