‘We’ve lost ’em, God bless ’em': What it was like to witness the Challenger disaster

January 28, 2016 12:49 PM

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‘We’ve lost ’em, God bless ’em': What it was like to witness the Challenger disaster

The space shuttle Challenger exploded 30 years ago Thursday, killing its seven crew members, including high school teacher Christa McAuliffe, the woman touted as “the first private citizen” in space.

If things had gone differently, Kathy Sawyer might have become the second.

Also read: ‘That was a real fireball’: What happened when John Glenn orbited the Earth in 1962

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