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The Shuttle Columbia Tragedy

On this day in 2003, Space Shuttle Columbia (STS-107) disintegrates upon reentering Earth’s atmosphere, killing all seven crew members.The disaster was the second fatal accident…

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The Space Shuttle Challenger

On this day in 1986, NASA shuttle orbiter mission STS-51-L, the tenth flight of Space Shuttle Challenger (OV-99) breaks apart 73 seconds into its flight,…

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Apollo I

On this day in 1967, during a pre-flight test for what was to be the first manned Apollo mission, a flash fire savagely claimed the…

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Lessons to be Learned from JFK v. Nixon

On this day in 1960, US Navy combat veteran John F. Kennedy becomes the youngest man and first Catholic ever to be elected president of…

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The History of Apollo 13

On this day in 1970, approximately 205,000 miles from Earth, an explosion aboard Apollo 13 ruptured an oxygen tank in the service module. The resulting…

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The First American to Orbit the Earth

On this day in 1962, Col. John Glenn, USMC, becomes the first American to orbit the Earth. The Mercury-Atlas 6 (MA-6) spacecraft, named Friendship 7,…

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