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Challenger Disaster

Top 10 PR Blunders of 2014

Rich Robinson | Posted 03.02.2015 | Media
Rich Robinson

This year, Urban Outfitters sold a "vintage" Kent State sweatshirt tastefully splattered with red paint while Donald Sterling's racial comments cost him his NBA franchise. It's been a raucous year in the public arena, expressed perfectly by a parade of PR blunders that is as impressive in scope as it is in sheer absurdity.

Beloved Physicist's Lectures Now Available For Free

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 09.02.2014 | Science

From his work on the Manhattan Project to the key role he played in explaining the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster, Richard Feynman (1918-1988) is k...

Ten Tough Days for NASA

Clayton Anderson | Posted 04.05.2014 | Science
Clayton Anderson

As we close-to-NASA folk pause to reflect on the Apollo 1 fire (Jan. 27, 1967), the Challenger disaster (Jan. 28, 1986), and the Columbia tragedy (Feb. 1, 2003) -- I took some time to reflect on whether we as a nation learned anything from these tragedies.

Space Shuttle Disaster Marks Anniversary

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.28.2014 | Science

It's been 28 years since the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded shortly after takeoff from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. After the 1986 accident...

Timothy Stenovec

Never-Before-Seen Home Video Of Challenger Tragedy Surfaces

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 01.28.2014 | Science

Frances and Michael VanKulick lived so close to Kennedy Space Center that the windows of their house would rattle every time a space shuttle launched....

LOOK: Never-Before-Seen Photos Of Space Shuttle Disaster

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science

Think you've seen every photo of the 1986 Challenger space shuttle disaster? Think again. Michael Hindes of West Springfield, Mass. was rummaging ...

Man Who Predicted NASA Space Disaster Dies At 73

AP | Posted 02.08.2012 | Science

NEPHI, Utah -- Roger Boisjoly, a NASA contractor who repeatedly voiced concerns about the space shuttle Challenger before it exploded, has died. He wa...

Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster 26 Years Later

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 01.29.2012 | Science

On January, 28, 1986, the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after lifting off from launch pad 39B at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral...

Readers' Moving Memories Of Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

"The future doesn't belong to the fainthearted; it belongs to the brave," President Ronald Reagan told the nation 25 years ago following the explosion...

Challenger: 25 Years Later, A Still Painful Wound

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

(MARCIA DUNN, AP/Huffington Post) CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — For many, no single word evokes as much pain. Challenger. A quarter-century later, im...

Challenger Disaster: 25 Years Later, A Still Painful Wound

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — For many, no single word evokes as much pain. Challenger. A quarter-century later, images of the exploding space shuttle ...

Challenger Explosion: Space Shuttle Disaster

Universe Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Mission Control: "Challenger, go with throttle up" Commander Dick Scobee: "Roger go with throttle up" Those were the last words heard from the C...

Flight School: the NASA report

Esther Dyson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Esther Dyson

It's worth noting that the main studies for both the Challenger and the Columbia 17 years later focused on the NASA decision-making culture as the ultimate culprit.