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All because of a few o-rings. RIP, Challenger crew.

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All because of a few o-rings. RIP, Challenger crew.
I remember watching this live, I was open mouthed like everyone else, couldn't believe it just happened.
When the Trade Center came down I was the same.

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I was told in kindergarten the next day. Our teacher explained about Christa Mcauliffe, that the rocket exploded and she died.

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All because of a few o-rings. RIP, Challenger crew.
The fact that they were warned must have been devistating for the families

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I was told in kindergarten the next day. Our teacher explained about Christa Mcauliffe, that the rocket exploded and she died.
Now I feel old.

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I remember watching this live, I was open mouthed like everyone else, couldn't believe it just happened.
When the Trade Center came down I was the same.
Yeah I remember, too. I was in shock.

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Thirty years after the space shuttle Challenger broke apart in the clear, cold sky high above Cape Canaveral, the commander's widow no longer feels anger at NASA and the management missteps and schedule pressure that kept the orbiters flying despite a fatal flaw in their solid-fuel boosters.

"I am able now to treat the event as history rather than avoiding the public scrutiny that overcame us during our private grieving," said June Scobee Rodgers, whose husband, Francis "Dick" Scobee, commanded the 25th shuttle mission. "I'm envious when I look back at Dick Scobee's pictures, and he's so young, and I'm a great grandmother now!


I applaud this lady, you should too.
great post!! im going to put this here since it's more info no the topic: Astronauts Likely Survived Challenger Explosion


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And they were almost certainly conscious until they hit the sea.

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And they were almost certainly conscious until they hit the sea.
They knew what was coming.

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Such a sad day

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