Remembering The Challenger Space Shuttle Disaster 25 Years Later
It was a heartbreaking moment that shook the nation, and 25 years ... and did their jobs brilliantly." credit="President Ronald Reagan"] The entire seven member crew died in the shuttle explosion, including the first ever teacher to go into space, Christa ...
2011, a space odyssey – what comes after the Shuttle program?
Tomorrow morning (AEST), weather depending, the Space Shuttle Atlantis will blast off from Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, marking the end of NASA’s 30-year ... could do worse than to look to Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 classic 2001: A Space Odyssey.
The Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster
Thiokol's design is a scaled-up version of a Titan missile, which had been used successfully for years ... on space shuttle accident and the Rogers Commission report, February 18, June 10, and 17, 1986. Washington: US G.P.O., 1986. 1. "Challenger: A ...
25 years later: How the Challenger disaster brought NASA down to earth
Twenty-five years ... the Challenger space shuttle tragedy include lessons learned, visitors at the National Air and Space Museum sharing their memories, and rare home video. Challenger's legacy is more complex than what Reagan hoped for. The accident ...
Space shuttle Columbia: What happened 10 years ago
Ten years ago Friday, the space shuttle Columbia was destroyed and its seven astronauts killed during the final minutes of its flight. NASA will mark the 10th anniversary of the accident at ... as we all do now," she said. THE SHUTTLE: NASA's oldest ...