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.
NASA space shuttle Columbia tribute art featuring mission patches of the many successful missions of America's first re-useable spacecraft. Pictured at the right of the image are the crew of 7 who tragically lost their lives on the February 2003 reentry disaster.
The crew of mission on the way to board the Space Shuttle Challenger on January [[MORE]] Mission type : Satellite deployment Operator : NASA Mission duration: 73 seconds days 34 minutes planned) Distance travelled : 29 kilometres.
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)