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28th Anniversary Challenger Disaster
2014-01-28 12:09:23

Tuesday marks the 28th anniversary since tragedy struck NASA’s space shuttle program for the first time.

Beyonce Samples Challenger Disaster Audio In Song, Sparks Outrage
2013-12-31 09:13:10

A disaster that took the lives of seven astronauts on January 28, 1986 will never be forgotten. However, friends, family members and NASA itself are angered by Beyoncé using a six-second audio clip at the beginning of her new love song “XO.”

2013-10-31 23:24:43

Elite Group Includes President George H.W.

NASA Celebrates 30th Anniversary Of First American Woman In Space: Sally Ride
2013-06-19 08:56:24

Sally Ride became the first American woman to fly into space after securing a spot aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger for STS-7 on June 18, 1983. Her goals captured the attention of the nation, inspiring women everywhere to break barriers.

Remembering The Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster: 27 Years Ago Today
2013-01-28 11:23:15

On January 28, 1986, SS Challenger broke apart 73 seconds into its flight, killing NASA astronauts Greg Jarvis, Ronald McNair, Ellison Onizuka, Judith Resnik, Michael J. Smith and Dick Scobee, along with school teacher Christa McAuliffe.

2011-01-29 00:02:02

Students in McAuliffe's Home Town Plan Community-Wide Space Science Night Attended by McAuliffe's Mother Framingham, MA (Vocus/PRWEB) January 27, 2011 Christa McAuliffe's passion for engaging students in space science is evident at the school bearing her name in Framingham, MA -- but this was not always the case.

2011-01-15 00:00:43

January 28, 2011 will mark the 25th anniversary of the Space Shuttle Challenger tragedy, in which Christa McAuliffe and six other crew members were killed.

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2009-03-09 06:50:00

Science teachers Joseph Acaba and Richard Arnold II have spent the past five years training to perform a job no educator has done before: conducting multiple spacewalks.

2008-10-11 21:00:19

Liz Gonzales, an independent Emmy-winning TV newswoman, has died of cancer in San Francisco. She was 51.


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2012-03-10 09:17:29

Challenger launched from Kennedy Space Center on January 28, 1986 at 11:38 AM EST and blew up 1 minute and 13 seconds later as a result of launch malfunctions. The shuttle was lost with all seven crew members. The Challenger disaster shook the confidence of the entire nation. As a personal note, this writer was in Mrs. Cook’s sixth grade class in Abilene, Texas. I was already an avid fan of the space program at that time. Most of us were. The class was watching this particular launch...

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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
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