This Day In History - Challenger Explodes 1986

Challenger Explodes 1986

Thursday, January 28, 2021

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Event Description

Seventy-three seconds after it left the ground, hundreds on the ground stared in disbelief as the shuttle exploded in a forking plume ofsmoke and fire. Millions more watched the wrenching tragedy unfold on livetelevision. There were no survivors.

Event Location

Cape Canaveral, FL, United States