Challenger: America's Space Tragedy
This is the gripping and tragic story of the greatest disaster in the U.S. space program. Ninety seconds into its flight, having lifted off from Cape Canaveral, the shuttle and its booster rockets exploded in an awesome fireball. This book details the CHALLENGER, the stories of the brave astronauts who died, and the findings of the Presidential Commission's Report on the Space Shuttle CHALLENGER Accident.
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A Major Malfunction
Teacher in Space
Launch and Disaster
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