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The space shuttle disaster

James McCarter

The space shuttle disaster

by James McCarter

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Published by Bookwright Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Challenger (Spacecraft) -- Accidents -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Challenger (Spacecraft),
  • Space shuttles -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Space shuttles.

  • About the Edition

    Discusses the disaster that destroyed the space shuttle Challenger, the history and possible future of space shuttles, and other aspects of such vehicles.

    Edition Notes

    StatementJames McCarter.
    SeriesGreat disasters
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL793 .M388 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2404789M
    ISBN 100531181642
    LC Control Number87035468
    OCLC/WorldCa17262943

    Jan 28,  · Space Shuttle Challenger, the crown jewel of NASA’s ambitious shuttle program, had just exploded, leaving a telltale trail behind as it disintegrated into thin air. The disaster prompted an. Jan 28,  · Just five years later, space flights in a shuttle would begin on the Columbia when it travels into space on a hour mission. Once this mission is completed, the shuttle would fire engines to reduce speed and descend safely through the atmosphere. With all this in Author: Jane Kenney.

    January 28th marks 30 years since the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster. On that day in , the NASA Space Shuttle orbiter broke apart a mere 73 seconds into flight. The vehicle disintegrated over the Atlantic Ocean. All seven crew members perished. Among them was Christa McAuliffe, who would have been the first teacher in space. Sep 15,  · Read CNN's Space Shuttle Challenger Fast Facts and learn more about the disaster that killed seven crew members, including a dr-peshev.com: CNN Editorial Research.

    The Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster occurred on January 28, , when the NASA Space Shuttle Challenger broke up 73 seconds after liftoff. All seven crew members were killed. The cause of the explosion was a part called an O-ring that broke in the right solid rocket booster. During the flight, hot gases escaped from the O-ring and made it break apart. The first Space Shuttle Disaster was Challenger. Barbara Morgan is to fly in November as the first teacher in space since the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster. Related: Space Shuttle Books; Space Shuttle Model: Includes all types of merchandise including the STS Space Patch. Space Shuttle Video and DVD.


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Jan 28,  · NASA's devastating Challenger space shuttle disaster is the core of the new book 'Challenger: An American Tragedy' by NASA public affairs veteran Hugh Harris. See a preview here. The Columbia disaster directly led to the retirement of the space shuttle fleet in ; NASA is developing a successor commercial crew program that will bring astronauts to the space station no.

The Space Shuttle Columbia disaster was a fatal incident in the United States space program that occurred on February 1,when the Space Shuttle Columbia (OV) disintegrated as it re-entered the atmosphere, killing all seven crew dr-peshev.com disaster was the second fatal accident in the Space Shuttle program, after the breakup of Challenger soon after dr-peshev.comon: Over Texas and Louisiana.

When the space shuttle Columbia disaster occurred 15 years ago, the FBI was tasked with recovering the remains of the crew, stabilizing hazardous material, and securing classified equipment.

McDonald, who has detailed his experiences with the Challenger disaster and its aftermath in a book, "Truth, Lies, and O-Rings: Inside the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster," was the featured speaker Tuesday, Oct.

2, at the Colloquium at NASA's Langley Research Center. Truth, Lies and O-Rings is a sad story of the negligence that brought down the Challenger space shuttle.

The book is very detailed, and was written by Allan McDonald, a man who worked for the company that manufactured the O-Ring that led to the disaster. He was the director of the space shuttle motor project.4/5. Challenger on the launchpad Arrow indicating leaking O-ring on SRB After the space shuttle Challenger and its crew were destroyed in a fiery, catastrophic explosion on January 28,NASA appointed members of the Rogers Commission to investigate the cause of the disaster.

If You really want the very best book, You'll need to find the 5 volumes/parts book of the Presidential Commission Report on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident.

These were printed as blue NASA hardcovers and are hard to find. Although part 1 contains all the photos and was available as a softcover. Henry Heatherbank Member.

Posts: Oct 02,  · It isn’t really a book, but Richard Feynman’s Appendix to the Challenger Disaster Report is still definitely something you should read.

It’s not particularly long, but it’s educational and. Jan 21,  · Challenger disaster, explosion of the U.S. space shuttle orbiter Challenger, shortly after its launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on January 28,which claimed the lives of seven astronauts, including Christa McAuliffe, who had won a national screening to become the first teacher in space.

Jan 02,  · Bringing Columbia Home book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. As does the Columbia Space Shuttle disaster. I don’t think that I have ever read a book so well researched before.

I felt throughout the book as if I was right there with the thousands of people who searched for the remains of the crew and the /5. The Space Shuttle Challenger disaster is probably the most significant event in the history of spaceflight in terms of its impact on the general public and on the US space dr-peshev.com death of a crew of seven, which for the first time included civilian astronaut Christa McAuliffe, in a fiery explosion broadcasted in national television for days after the accident left a mark in the public.

Apr 27,  · The Space Shuttle Challenger disaster occurred on January 28,when the NASA Space Shuttle orbiter Challenger (mission STSL) broke apart 73 seconds into its flight, leading to the deaths of its seven crew members, which included five NASA astronauts and two payload dr-peshev.com: September 2,Boston, Massachusetts.

May 02,  · In Januarythe space shuttle Challenger blew up 73 seconds into its flight, killing all seven crew members dr-peshev.com disaster was viewed in real time by many, including children, as. Feb 01,  · Further Review: Space Shuttle Columbia Disaster.

On the 15th anniversary of the Columbia space shuttle disaster, The Spokesman-Review looks back on. The Space Shuttle Columbia disaster occurred when Space Shuttle Columbia broke up when it was reentering the atmosphere on February 1, The cause of the disaster was that a piece of foam broke from the external fuel tank.

This made a hole in the shuttle's wing. During its entry, hot gases entered the wing, causing it to break up. Volume 1 of CAIB report. Report of Columbia Accident Investigation Board, Volume I: The Columbia Accident Investigation Board released Volume I of its final report on Aug.

26. Nov 18,  · Allan J. McDonald, former director of the Space Shuttle Solid Rocket Motor Project for Morton Thiokol, discusses the events surrounding the destruction of the Space Shuttle Challenger.Feb 01,  · In the new book "Bringing Columbia Home -- The Untold Story of a Lost Space Shuttle and Her Crew," Michael Leinbach, NASA's last shuttle .The Space Shuttle Challenger disaster occurred on January 28,when the NASA's Space Shuttle Challenger broke up 73 seconds after liftoff.

All seven crew members were killed. It was the 25th flight of a Space Shuttle. The cause of the explosion was a part called an Inquiries: Rogers Commission.