Click to read an article that indicates that the crew could have survived the initial Space Shuttle Challenger Explosion and disintegration, because the crew cabin detached in one piece.

Click to read an article that indicates that the crew could have survived the initial Space Shuttle Challenger Explosion and disintegration, because the crew cabin detached in one piece.

We salute and tip our hats to real life heroes, never fogotten~  The explosion of the "challenger" space shuttle had everyone devastated, to say the least

We salute and tip our hats to real life heroes, never fogotten~ The explosion of the "challenger" space shuttle had everyone devastated, to say the least

Judith Resnick - April 5, 1949 – January 28, 1986 - was an engineer and a NASA astronaut who died in the destruction of the Space Shuttle Challenger during the launch of mission STS-51-L. Resnik was the second American woman astronaut, logging 145 hours in orbit. She was a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University and had a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland. The IEEE Judith Resnik Award for space engineering is named in her honor.  She was born and raised in Akron…

Judith Resnick - April 5, 1949 – January 28, 1986 - was an engineer and a NASA astronaut who died in the destruction of the Space Shuttle Challenger during the launch of mission STS-51-L. Resnik was the second American woman astronaut, logging 145 hours in orbit. She was a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University and had a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland. The IEEE Judith Resnik Award for space engineering is named in her honor. She was born and raised in Akron…

how could any of us who grew up in the 80's forget this?  still so sad...I remember watching this in my World Geography class my freshman year in hs

how could any of us who grew up in the 80's forget this? still so sad...I remember watching this in my World Geography class my freshman year in hs

Space Shuttle "Challenger"  explosion on Take Off.... January 28, 1986. This was so horrible. I was watching this in class when it happened.

Space Shuttle "Challenger" explosion on Take Off.... January 28, 1986. This was so horrible. I was watching this in class when it happened.

On Jan. 28, 1986, #NASA faced its first shuttle disaster, the loss of the #Challenger orbiter and its seven-astronaut crew. Members of the STS-51L mission (L to R): Sharon "Christa" McAuliffe (Teacher in Space Participant), Gregory Jarvis (Payload Specialist), Judy Resnik (Mission Specialist), Commander Dick Scobee, Ronald McNair (Mission Specialist), Michael Smith (Pilot), and Ellison Onizuka (Mission Specialist).

On Jan. 28, 1986, #NASA faced its first shuttle disaster, the loss of the #Challenger orbiter and its seven-astronaut crew. Members of the STS-51L mission (L to R): Sharon "Christa" McAuliffe (Teacher in Space Participant), Gregory Jarvis (Payload Specialist), Judy Resnik (Mission Specialist), Commander Dick Scobee, Ronald McNair (Mission Specialist), Michael Smith (Pilot), and Ellison Onizuka (Mission Specialist).

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