Jan 28, 1986.. NASA drops the ball Challenger Explodes

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  1. chapped

    chapped Well-Known Member

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    It's been almost 30 years...


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    I still remember how surreal it was sleeping through it then watching the aftermath after I got up. Same like 911, I was asleep when my fiance called me and asked me if I was watching, when I turned on the TV there was only the dust cloud.
     
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    My junior year in college. Had just started training for my private pilots license. I remember waking up to that on the TV in the frat house.
     
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    Saw it live in 5th grade. Can still remember it vividly.
     
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    You know during the Texas drought they were still finding pieces of the Columbia in lakes where the water had sunk super low.
     
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    That must have been something, I remember watching a story where a paramedic said his kids came in and said there was a dead animal in their yard. He went out to look and it was a burnt torso of one of the Astronauts.
     
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    I skipped school that day. Feels like yesterday
     
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    One of my buddies worked at NASA before the massive lay offs,& told me you could hear the mics crackling when it burnt up and a little bit after. Watch the video footage, it's uber sad, one of the Astronauts says "I can see plasma forming on the wing" the captain says something like "it's fine" but you could tell by his voice he knew they were fucked.
     
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    I remember my buddy telling me that after the explosion he knew the astronauts had dandruff. He said they found their head and shoulders on the beach.
     
  10. chapped

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    You got to think that the mind goes into some sort of shock at that point
     
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    :facepalm:
     
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    Crew cockpit. Freaky
     
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    :bigcry:

    too soon!
     
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    No reason to have a manned space program. Complete waste of money.
     
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    Crazy that some of the crew survived that explosion
     
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    I'm surprised they didn't rename NASA - "Need Another Seven Astronauts"
     
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    :nojj:
     
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    If you say so. I assume you are sending back all the things in your house that were invented because of the space program.
     
  20. broccoli rob

    broccoli rob thanks for the memories DW3

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    I hope this is affordable in 25 years

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