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NASA Photo: Back row (L to R): Mission Specialist, Ellison S. Onizuka, Teacher in Space Participant Sharon Christa McAuliffe, Payload Specialist, Greg Jarvis and Mission Specialist, Judy Resnik. Front row (L to R): Pilot Mike Smith, Commander, Dick Scobee and Mission Specialist, Ron McNair.

Photo Gallery: Challenger heroes not forgotten

Today we’re remembering another tragedy that happened 25 years ago in the blue skies above Florida. The space shuttle Challenger blasted off from the launch pad with hopes, dreams, and expectations, but 73 minutes into the flight — it broke apart — killing the crew– and shocking a nation. One of the most touching speeches about that disaster came from then President Ronald Reagan. Here are two excerpts: President Ronald Reagan speech on The Challenger Disaster January 28, 1986 For the families of the seven, we cannot bear, as you do,... Read More →

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