Challenger Remembrance Service

A 20th anniversary remembrance service for the crew of the Space Shuttle Challenger was held at the Space Mirror Memorial at the Kennedy Space Center.… read more

A 20th anniversary remembrance service for the crew of the Space Shuttle Challenger was held at the Space Mirror Memorial at the Kennedy Space Center. Speakers included June Scobee Rogers, wife of the late Francis “Dick” Scobee, commander of the ill-fated Challenger flight; their son, Col. Richard Scobee; Rick Hauck, commander of Discovery on the first post Challenger mission; and Joseph P. Allen, astronaut and chairman of the Challenger Center for Space Education. They spoke about the lives of the astronauts and of the astronauts' families. They also spoke about the importance of continuing the exploration of space.

The ceremony began with music, a flag ceremony, and an invocation. At the conclusion of the ceremony Mrs. Rodgers and Mr. Gerstenmaier laid a wreath at the base of the Space Mirror Memorial. Stephen Feldman led the service.

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Challenger Remembrance Service

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Program ID:
190949-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Kennedy Space Center, Florida, United States
First Aired:
Jan 28, 2006 | 9:59am EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jan 30, 2006 | 8:34pm EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Jan 28, 2006 | 9:59am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 29, 2006 | 1:03am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 29, 2006 | 4:58am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 30, 2006 | 8:34pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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