This Day in History

January 28, 1986

Explosion of the space shuttle Challenger.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Space_Shuttle_Challenger_disaster

On this day in 1986, the U.S. space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after liftoff from Florida, killing all seven aboard, including a schoolteacher who had been chosen as the first American civilian to travel in space.

Taken from https://www.britannica.com/on-this-day

Author: Whipped Owl

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