PBS NewsHour

Remembering Challenger, disaster that shook up space flight

Clip: 01/28/2016 | 6m 25s

Thirty years ago, the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded just after takeoff, a tragedy that was broadcast on live television. Nationwide excitement for the mission turned to horror over the crew of seven who died on board. Science correspondent Miles O'Brien joins Jeffrey Brown to discuss how the disaster changed space travel and the perception of NASA.

Aired: 01/28/16

Rating: NR

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