29 years ago today, the Challenger disaster touched the nation

January 28, 2015 3:08 PM

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29 years ago today, the Challenger disaster touched the nation

It was 29 years ago today that the Challenger space shuttle exploded over the Atlantic Ocean 73 seconds after liftoff, killing all seven crew on board.

“Flight controllers here are looking very carefully at the situation. Obviously a major malfunction,” the NASA launch commentator said immediately after the explosion.

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