NASA will honor the lives of the astronauts who died within the Challenger explosion 35 years in the past with a Day of Remembrance ceremony on Thursday.
NASA, in partnership with The Astronauts Memorial Basis and Kennedy House Middle Customer Complicated, will host the ceremony at 10 a.m. on the House Mirror Memorial.
The ceremony will probably be livestreamed on this article, however delays are attainable. If there may be not a livestream obtainable, examine again at a later time.
Robert Cabana, the director of NASA’s John F. Kennedy House Middle, and Mike Leinbach, a retired area shuttle launch director, are anticipated to talk on the ceremony.
Thursday marks the thirty fifth anniversary of the tragedy that killed all crew members on board, together with Christa McAuliffe who would have been the primary instructor to make it to area.
Astronauts Ellison Onizuka, Greg Jarvis, Judith Resnik, Mike Smith, Dick Scobee and Ron McNair additionally perished.
Remembering the crew of STS-51L.
35 years in the past as we speak, the launch of STS-51L resulted in tragedy when House Shuttle Challenger and crew had been misplaced 73 seconds after liftoff: Ellison Onizuka, Christa McAuliffe, Greg Jarvis, Judith Resnik, Mike Smith, Dick Scobee, and Ron McNair. pic.twitter.com/sk3OqJCsd9
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