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Remembering the Challenger Shuttle Explosion: A Disaster 25 Years Ago

The Space Shuttle Challenger

25 years ago today, one of the most tragic events in the history of the United States space program occurred.  The Space Shuttle Challenger, on what would have been its 10th mission to space, broke apart 73 seconds after takeoff, ending the mission and the lives of all 7 crew members aboard.  But what exactly caused the space shuttle to explode?

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