January 28, 2016

The video above shows the explosion of the Space Shuttle Challenger and may not be appropriate for all viewers.

"Obviously a major malfunction." - Mission Control

And today marks the 30 year anniversary of the worst tragedy in NASA history.

Yesterday, many of the C&L team were remembering where we were when we heard the news. It's one of those moments, like when Kennedy was shot for an earlier generation. You knew you would always remember where you were.

Where were you when you heard?

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