Space Shuttle Challenger 25 years later

STS-51-L took off and flew for only 73 seconds on Jan. 28, 1986. I missed the launch – something I think I tried to watch live back then – because I was in a classroom somewhere on the Catholic University campus in Washington, D.C. Within minutes after the explosion, the TV was on in the lounge, the usually loud dorm quite.

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Remembering Columbia STS-107 – 7 years ago today

Just last week I posted about the Challenger disaster 24 years ago. I forgot how close the anniversary of these two tragedies were.

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