amateur video of the challenger explosion

February 8th, 2010

I’ve lived through a handful of historically significant moments. The first of those that I remember was the Challenger explosion. My 4th grade class was excitedly following the launch as one of our classmate’s father worked at NASA, and well, how cool was it that there was a teacher on board who would be broadcasting her experiences from the shuttle? So, the morning of the shuttle explosion, we gathered around the TV to watch the launch only to have it spoil our day. I remember being too sad to eat lunch. Amateur video of the explosion: