challenger

Weekly Space Hangout – Jan. 29, 2016: Largest Solar System, Future Missions, and Remembering Our Lost Astronauts

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Guests: Carolyn Collins Petersen (thespacewriter.com / space.about.com / @spacewriter ) Morgan Rehnberg (cosmicchatter.org / @MorganRehnberg )…

6 years ago

Challenges We’re Overcoming Following the Challenger Accident

It was thirty years ago, January 28, 1986, that space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds into its flight, killing seven…

6 years ago

Rocket Fail Video Shows Human And Technological Risk With Each Launch

What you see above is 32 minutes of something going wrong during each launch. While humanity has been launching things…

8 years ago

‘Obviously A Major Malfunction’: Today Is Anniversary of Challenger’s Explosion

It was on this day (Jan. 28) in 1986 that stunned viewers across the world saw the Challenger space shuttle…

8 years ago

Remembering Apollo 1’s Tragic Anniversary: ‘It Was Too Late From The Beginning’

On this day (Jan. 27) in 1967, NASA astronauts Virgil "Gus" Grissom, Ed White and Roger Chaffee died in a…

8 years ago

Rare Amateur Video of Challenger Disaster Surfaces

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news A rare home video that captured the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger Shuttle on…

10 years ago

Far Above the World

[/caption] 28 years ago today, NASA astronaut Bruce McCandless left the relative safety of Challenger's payload bay and went untethered…

10 years ago