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The video of the day #16 - In memory of the Challenger space shuttle
posted June 17 2013 18:34.01 by Giorgos Lazaridis

I was 9 years old when the space shuttle Challenger exploded during its lift-off. Among the rest of the crew, there was an American teacher included named Christa McAuliffe who won a contest to participate in the NASA Teacher in Space Project. The mission was delayed many times until it was launched on January 28 1986. The flight lasted for 73 seconds before the space shuttle exploded into pieces killing instantly all the crew members:

Francis R. Scobee 13 Mission Commander
Michael J. Smith 13 Pilot
Ellison S. Onizuka 13 Mission Specialist 1
Judith A. Resnik 13 Mission Specialist 2
Ronald E. McNair 13 Mission Specialist 3
Christa McAuliffe 13 Payload Specialist 1, Teacher in space
Gregory B. Jarvis 13 Payload Specialist 2

The accident occurred when a faulty O-ring seal on its right rocket booster failed. The failure allowed a plume of flame to explode out of the rocket booster and damage the external fuel tank and attachment struts.

I remember this video as if i saw it yesterday...


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