A Major Malfunction • 2020 • episode "3/4" Challenger: The Final Flight

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After several delays, the crew prepares for launch as engineers and NASA officials tensely discuss concerns about the O-rings and cold weather launch.

Challenger: The Final Flight • 2020 • 4 episodes •

Space for Everyone

The new Space Shuttle program captivates America and draws a diverse, determined crop of astronauts. But safety issues arise out of public view.

2020 • History

HELP!

To revive public interest, NASA chooses teacher Christie McAuliffe to be the first civilian on the Shuttle. Issues with the solid rocket boosters linger.

2020 • History

A Major Malfunction

After several delays, the crew prepares for launch as engineers and NASA officials tensely discuss concerns about the O-rings and cold weather launch.

2020 • History

Nothing Ends Here

Challenger's shocking explosion devastates the families of the crew as well as millions watching live, and an investigation puts NASA on the defensive.

2020 • History

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