January 28th 2016 marks the 30th anniversary of the Space Shuttle Challenger explosion which occurred 73 seconds after launch. All 7 astronauts were killed including teacher Christa McAuliffe, selected to fly via NASA’s “Teacher in Space” program.
Watch President Reagan above address the nation following the Challenger Disaster on 1/28/1986.
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To read more about the event, a fantastic summary can be found at: