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Challenger Anniversary

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....

Challenger's Legacy

Graham Milne | Posted 03.31.2013 | Science
Graham Milne

President Reagan spoke about the sacrifice of the Challenger crew and promised that they would never be forgotten; that the exploration of space would continue. Yet I don't believe that the lethargic careful dipping of our toes into the interstellar ocean is paying tribute to them.

Flying for Me

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 04.01.2012 | Science
Zoe P. Strassfield

Even though I was negative seven at the time of the accident, I salute the Challenger 7, and the opportunities they gave my generation. Because they were flying for me, too.

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 ...