The crew of the space shuttle Challenger. From left, first row: Michael J. Smith, Francis R. (Dick) Scobee and Ronald E. McNair. Second row, from left: Ellison S. Onizuka, Sharon Christa McAuliffe, Gregory Jarvis and Judith A. Resnick. All seven were killed when the Challenger's rockets blew up 73 seconds after launch on January 28, 1986. (KRT) PL KD1998 (Horiz)
The crew of the space shuttle Challenger. From left, first row: Michael J. Smith, Francis R. (Dick) Scobee and Ronald E. McNair. Second row, from left: Ellison S. Onizuka, Sharon Christa McAuliffe, Gregory Jarvis and Judith A. Resnick. All seven were killed when the Challenger's rockets blew up 73 seconds after launch on January 28, 1986. (KRT) PL KD1998 (Horiz) NASA / MCT
The crew of the space shuttle Challenger. From left, first row: Michael J. Smith, Francis R. (Dick) Scobee and Ronald E. McNair. Second row, from left: Ellison S. Onizuka, Sharon Christa McAuliffe, Gregory Jarvis and Judith A. Resnick. All seven were killed when the Challenger's rockets blew up 73 seconds after launch on January 28, 1986. (KRT) PL KD1998 (Horiz) NASA / MCT

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