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Showing posts with label Challenger. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Challenger. Show all posts

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

What the Challenger Shuttle Disaster can teach us about bad launches


What the Challenger Shuttle Disaster can teach us about bad launches


Article Excerpt: "... When the Challenger Space Shuttle exploded on 28th January 1986, millions around the world witnessed the disaster on live TV. People watched on, helplessly, in horror as the rocket carrying seven American astronauts burst into flames ..."


Reference: medium.com

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Marshall, NASA to Honor Fallen Astronaut Heroes Jan. 30


Marshall, NASA to Honor Fallen Astronaut Heroes Jan. 30


Article Excerpt: "... On Jan. 30, NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, and the NASA family nationwide will honor the brave explorers -- including the crews of Apollo 1 and space shuttles Challenger and Columbia -- who lost their lives in the pursuit of scientific discovery and the betterment of all humankind. Marshall will host a candle-lighting ceremony at 9 a.m. CST in the lobby of Building 4200. Speakers will ..."


Reference: www.spaceref.com

Sunday, March 24, 2019

The worst rocket crashes in history


The worst rocket crashes in history


Article Excerpt: "... NASA’s Space Shuttle Challenger was on its 10th flight when it exploded 73 seconds into its flight. More than 17 percent of Americans, many of them schoolchildren, saw the explosion live because of Christa McAuliffe, who would have been the first teacher in space. The disaster was the result of failing O-rings that were not designed for the cold conditions present on that particular day..."


Reference: www.digitaltrends.com

Sunday, January 28, 2018

Challenger Disaster: 32 Years Later, Astronaut's Lessons From Space Will Finally Be Released


Challenger Disaster: 32 Years Later, Astronaut's Lessons From Space Will Finally Be Released


Article Excerpt: "... The lessons an astronaut teacher was planning to record aboard the Challenger Space Shuttle will finally be released 32 years after the disaster. Two astronauts and former educators on the International Space Station will resurrect 37-year-old social studies teacher Christa McAuliffe’s lessons ..."


Reference: www.newsweek.com

Friday, January 28, 2011

Remembering Challenger Disaster on its 25th Anniversary

Remembering Challenger Disaster on its 25th Anniversary


Article Excerpt: "... The cause of the Challenger disaster was the failure of the pressure seal in the aft field joint of the right Solid Rocket Booster, due to a faulty design unacceptably sensitive to several factors like the effects of temperature ..."


Reference: www.ibtimes.com