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Space Shuttle Challenger (NASA Orbiter Vehicle Designation: OV-099) was NASA's second Space Shuttle orbiter to be put into service, Columbia being the first. Its maiden flight was on April 4, 1983.
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NASA's intensive, meticulous studies of every facet of that explosion, comparing what happened to other blowups of aircraft and spacecraft, and the knowledge of the forces of the blast and the excellent shape and construction of the crew cabin, finally led some investigators to a mind-numbing conclusion.
They were alive all the way down.

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Today is the 24th Anniversary of the Space Shuttle Challenger Explosion

The Space Shuttle Challenger disaster occurred on January 28, 1986, when The NASA space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch into its 10th mission on Jan 28, 1986. All seven astronauts lost their lives.
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A gran stumbled on her grandson's old school space project... and found it was worth 10,000.
Mark Davies, now 33, was just 12 when he did the homework task. He wrote to NASA for help and they sent him more than 40 photos signed by astronauts.
They included members of the crew of the ill-fated Challenger, who died when it exploded in 1986.
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Office worker Mark forget all about them until gran Dorothy, 86, launched an attic clear-out.
Now he has been told the collection could be worth a small fortune.

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Twenty years ago, the space shuttle Challenger blew apart into jets of fire and plumes of smoke, a terrifying sight witnessed by the families of the seven astronauts and onlookers who came to watch the historic launch of the first teacher in space.

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