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STS-51-L Recovered Debris (Left Sidewall)

STS-51-L Recovered Debris (Left Sidewall)

(April 7, 1986) On January 28, 1986, the Space Shuttle Challenger and her seven-member crew were lost when a ruptured O-ring in the right Solid Rocket Booster caused an explosion soon after launch. Search and r... More

STS-51-L Recovered Debris (Lower Right Vertical Stabilizer)

STS-51-L Recovered Debris (Lower Right Vertical Stabilizer)

(April 15, 1986) On January 28, 1986, the Space Shuttle Challenger and her seven-member crew were lost when a ruptured O-ring in the right Solid Rocket Booster caused an explosion soon after launch. Among other... More

STS-51-L Recovered Debris (ET and SRBs)

STS-51-L Recovered Debris (ET and SRBs)

(April 8, 1986) On January 28, 1986, the Space Shuttle Challenger and her seven-member crew were lost when a ruptured O-ring in the right Solid Rocket Booster caused an explosion soon after launch. After the ac... More

Ice on the Pad on the Day of STS-51-L's Launch

Ice on the Pad on the Day of STS-51-L's Launch

(January 28, 1986) On January 28, 1986, the Space Shuttle Challenger and her seven-member crew were lost when a ruptured O-ring in the right Solid Rocket Booster caused an explosion soon after launch. On the da... More

STS-51-L Recovered Debris (Forward Skirt)

STS-51-L Recovered Debris (Forward Skirt)

(April 22, 1986) On January 28, 1986, the Space Shuttle Challenger and her seven-member crew were lost when a ruptured O-ring in the right Solid Rocket Booster caused an explosion soon after launch. Using subma... More

Members of the Rogers Commission arrive at KSC

Members of the Rogers Commission arrive at KSC

(March 7, 1986) Following the Space Shuttle Challenger accident in January 1986, President Reagan appointed a Presidential Commission to investigate the accident. The fourteen members of the Commission included... More

STS-51-L Debris (Airlock). NASA public domain image colelction.

STS-51-L Debris (Airlock). NASA public domain image colelction.

On January 28, 1986, the Space Shuttle Challenger and her seven-member crew were lost when a ruptured O-ring in the right Solid Rocket Booster caused an explosion soon after launch. Search teams later retrieved... More