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

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