Shuttle Challenger remembered

The NASA family lost seven of its own on the morning of Jan. 28, 1986, when a booster engine failed, causing the Shuttle Challenger to break apart just 73 seconds after launch. The crew of STS-51-L were front row from left, Mike Smith, Dick Scobee and Ron McNair. Back row from left, Ellison Onizuka, Christa McAuliffe, Greg Jarvis and Judith Resnik. U.S. Air Force colonel Onizuka was born in Kona, Hawaii. Photo courtesy of NASA

Share and Enjoy:
  • Print
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google Bookmarks
  • email
  • RSS

Category: News