Saturday, January 28, 2006

Remembering the Challenger

NASA agency symbol20 years ago today the space shuttle Challenger exploded soon after takeoff. In addition to 6 astronauts, one middle school teacher, Christa McAuliffe, was on board. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has put together a Flash presentation on the tragedy. If you are interested in how the explosion occurred and the changes NASA has made, check out the Challenger STS 51-L Accident web site. We also have the five volume report to the President available for checkout here in Government Publications.

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