Challenger

Space Shuttle Challenger’s Idaho Connection
In 1986, I was an extremely impressionable nine-year-old boy in the fourth grade. Like everyone my age at that time, I was obsessed with space. I loved Star Wars, E.T., and the Pigs In Space segment of The Muppet Show. I had NASA themed LEGO's, dressed up as Darth Vader for Halloween, and a pos…
Challenger Remembered 34 Years Ago Today
The Challenger tragedy changed not only NASA, but the entire space agency when it comes to safety. The cause of the accident was found to be defective O-rings. Do you remember where you were when it happened?
Challenger Disaster Remembered
So many little kids answer astronaut when they're asked what they want to be when they grow up. Space exploration is something that many people are still in awe over. It's  always amazing to me when I realize we've been to the moon, and think of all of the discoveries we've made. Yet there are alway…