25th Anniversary of Space Shuttle Challenger Accident

The Astronauts Memorial Foundation honored the crew of Space Shuttle Challenger in remembrance of the 25th anniversary of the Challenger accident. Speakers… read more

The Astronauts Memorial Foundation honored the crew of Space Shuttle Challenger in remembrance of the 25th anniversary of the Challenger accident.

Speakers included June Scobee Rodgers, Ph.D., widow of space shuttle Challenger Commander Francis R. (Dick) Scobee; Michael J. McCulley, Captain, USN, Ret., Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Astronauts Memorial Foundation and former space shuttle pilot; Robert D. Cabana, Colonel, USMC, Ret., Director, NASA Kennedy Space Center and former space shuttle commander; Rick Soria, 2009 Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award Winner; William H. Gerstenmaier, NASA Associate Administrator for Space Operations; and Mick Ukleja, Ph.D., member of the Board of Trustees of The Astronauts Memorial Foundation. The Astronauts Memorial Foundation’s President, Dr. Stephen Feldman, will moderate the ceremony.

The space shuttle Challenger’s crew of seven astronauts died in the explosion of their spacecraft during the launch of STS-51L on January 28, 1986, from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The crew included Commander Francis R. (Dick) Scobee, Pilot Michael J. Smith, Mission Specialists Judith A. Resnik, Ronald E. McNair and Ellison S. Onizuka, Payload Specialist Gregory B. Jarvis and Sharon Christa McAuliffe, the first teacher to fly in space. close

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Program ID:
297745-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Kennedy Space Center, Florida, United States
First Aired:
Jan 28, 2011 | 3:46pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Mar 13, 2011 | 12:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Jan 28, 2011 | 3:46pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 29, 2011 | 8:04pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 12, 2011 | 9:14pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 13, 2011 | 1:13am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 13, 2011 | 12:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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