The Challenger Disaster (Perspectives on Modern World History) (Hardcover)

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By Sylvia Engdahl (Editor)
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For the first time in history, a teacher was going to outerspace. All eyes were focused on the doomed flight of the space shuttle Challenger. A heart-breaking seventy-three seconds into lift-off, the Challenger caught aflame and broke apart. This volume details the events of January 28, 1986, which resulted in the death of seven astronauts. Readers are provided with background information on the tragedy, while examining related controversies. Readers are also given personal narratives from those who witnessed or were involved in the disaster.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780737763652
ISBN-10: 0737763655
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication Date: November 29th, 2013
Pages: 184
Language: English
Series: Perspectives on Modern World History