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A Timeline of the Tragic Shuttle Launch That Changed NASA Forever

Thirty years ago, the space shuttle Challenger exploded. The tragedy shocked a nation caught in launch fever, and reshaped how NASA thought about risk. Read More >>

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NASA’S Put Space Shuttle Wreckage Into This Heartbreaking Exhibition

One day before the unfortunate SpaceX launch failure—which proved once again that space is hard—a new, deeply saddening but time inspiring exhibition was opened at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida. Read More >>

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Video of all 135 Space Shuttle Launches is a Rocket Tribute to Space

YouTuber lunarmodule5 is at it again with another NASA compilation video. This time, it's a four-screen tribute to the Space Shuttle, showing every launch of the Shuttle's 135 missions. It'll make your spine tingle. Read More >>

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How an Organisational Breakdown at NASA Let the Challenger Lift Off

The "massive malfunction" that killed seven astronauts aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger in 1986 also forever changed NASA; an agency that seemed infallible. What breakdown in the decision-making process led to the shuttle lifting off? The organisational structure of NASA itself played a bigger role than you might imagine. Read More >>

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This Recently Unearthed Homemade Video of the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster Shows Just How Dangerous Space Travel Really Is

It’s easy to forget that people died forging mankind’s path into orbit, space, the Moon, and beyond. This recently rediscovered original Super 8 video, shot from less than 10 miles away from NASA’s doomed Challenger launch site in 1986, brings it home in haunting detail. Read More >>