Click to read an article that indicates that the crew could have survived the initial Space Shuttle Challenger Explosion and disintegration, because the crew cabin detached in one piece.

Space Shuttle Challenger Explosion - Crew cabin detached in one piece as my grade class in Florida saw it in the sky.

We salute and tip our hats to real life heroes, never fogotten~  The explosion of the "challenger" space shuttle had everyone devastated, to say the least

On January the NASA shuttle orbiter mission and the tenth flight of Space Shuttle Challenger broke apart 73 seconds into its flight, killing all seven crew members, which consisted of a elementary school teacher.

2003 ~ Yet another tragic day in Space history ~ Space Shuttle Columbia disaster ~ a community mourned the loss. Always remembered in our <3 's

Where were you on February around eight o'clock in the morning? It was a Saturday in the Central US, and the Space Shuttle Columbia had been in space for a sixteen days. After a successful mission, the shuttle was on its way back to Earth.

Challenger Explosion--killing all 7 crew members.  28 January 1986.  My son's 8th birthday.

January 1986 - Space Shuttle Challenger disaster - leading to the deaths of its seven crew members

how could any of us who grew up in the 80's forget this?  still so sad

space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after liftoff from Cape Canaveral, killing all seven crew members.

Dual Space Shuttles - very rare sight to see two shuttles on launch pads at one time but it happened

Atlantis and Columbia in a space shuttle traffic jam. In 1990 STS 35 (Atlantis) was heading to the launchpad. STS 38 (Columbia) was rolled back to the vehicle assembly building for repairs to liquid hydrogen lines.

February 1, 2003, Space Shuttle Columbia disaster. Shortly before it was scheduled to conclude it's 28th mission, the Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrated over Texas and Louisiana during re-entry into the Earth's atmosphere. All seven crew members were killed.

Shortly before it was scheduled to conclude it's mission, the Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrated over Texas and Louisiana during re-entry into the Earth's atmosphere. All seven crew members were killed.

October 30, 1985 – Christa McAuliffe watches the Space Shuttle Challenger  blast off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. A few months later, she would perish on the very same shuttle in the Challenger disaster of 1986.

October 1985 – Christa McAuliffe watches the Space Shuttle Challenger blast off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. A few months later, she would perish on the very same shuttle in the Challenger disaster of (NASA)

http://AviationExplorer.com - The Space Shuttle Challenger disaster occurred on January 28, 1986, when Space Shuttle Challenger broke apart 73 seconds into its flight, leading to the deaths of its seven crew members. The spacecraft disintegrated over the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of central Florida at 11:38 am EST.

NASA Space Shuttle Challenger Explosion Disaster - 73 Seconds Into Flight January 28 1986

Kalpana Chawla    First Indian woman in space. Was killed in the 2003 Columbia Space Shuttle Tragedy.

Kalpana Chawla First Indian woman in space. Was killed in the 2003 Columbia Space Shuttle Tragedy.

Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster Pictures Gallery: Space Shuttle Challenger Wreckage Entombment

Challenger and Her Place in History

A section of the space shuttle Challenger, destroyed 73 seconds after launch on Jan. is lowered into an abandoned missile silo on the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in The silos serve as permanent storage facilities for the Challenger debris.

The Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster.

Space Shuttle Challenger January 1986 Remember this so well; was home on maternity leave when Ashley was born!

The Challenger Shuttle Disaster :(

January 28 1986 " space shuttle "the challenger " tragedy occurred as the world watched in aww "

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