Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster
[Text] First Page of Reagan’s State of the Union Address After Challenger Disaster


January 28 1986 TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES: Thank you for allowing me to delay my address until this evening. We paused together to mourn and honor the valor of our seven challenger heroes. And I hope we are now ready to do what they would want us … Continue reading

[Blog] Remembering the Challenger Disaster


Author: Ben Nussbaum It was a cold morning at Cape Canaveral on January 28, 1986. Crews had worked the night before clearing ice from the launch tower that held the Challenger Space Shuttle. Inside the Shuttle, five men and two women waited to lift off. They would spend six days … Continue reading