The Challenger Explosion (Graphic Library: Disasters in History)

by Heather Adamson

Publisher: Capstone Press

Written in English
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  • General,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 3-4
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FormatPaperback
Number of Pages32
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Open LibraryOL7895762M
ISBN 100736868739
ISBN 109780736868730

Summaries. INSPIRED BY THE TRUE STORY On the eve of the Challenger explosion in one engineer goes to the extreme to stop the launch. This hot-headed engineer makes a desperate race against the clock to call off the billion dollar multi-delayed Challenger launch, convinced the O-ring seals will fail and kill everyone on board.   Challenger explosion: How President Reagan responded A quarter century ago, the space shuttle Challenger exploded shortly after takeoff. . The Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster occurred on Janu , when the NASA Space Shuttle Challenger broke up 73 seconds after liftoff. All seven crew members were killed. The cause of the explosion was a part called an O-ring that broke in the right solid rocket booster. During the flight, hot gases escaped from the O-ring and made it break apart. Although not a historical novel, M.O. Walsh's My Sunshine Away evokes a real sense of the recent past when the narrator, fourteen years old in the main action of the novel, recalls the Challenger disaster of This was a time when it was "exotic" to watch cable television at school and Walsh's attention to detail – the televisions with.

The book is a love letter to the program’s above-planet discoveries and home planet breakthroughs. In the preamble, NASA Administrator Charles F. Bolden, Jr. writes of the Challenger disaster: “We’ll never forget Many of us counted them as our personal friends, and their achievements will live on in the spirit of perseverance and grit. The Challenger Explosion: Core Events of a Space Tragedy. North Mankato, Minnesota: Capstone Press. Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide) Micklos, John, The Challenger Explosion: Core Events of a Space Tragedy. North Mankato, Minnesota: Capstone Press, MLA Citation (style guide) Micklos, John. Similarly, anyone who was watching television remembers where they were at a.m. Eastern Standard Time on 28 January, when the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded. The billowing cloud of white smoke laced with twirling loops made by the careering Solid Rocket Boosters proclaimed the death of seven astronauts and the end of the space Cited by: 3. The turning point for the start of this downward spiral was the space shuttle Challenger disaster of Again, only my book Challenger Revealed explains what happened on that terrible day and why it was a harbinger of today’s peril. We now must rise to the vision of a unified world brought to us vividly by the first astronauts in the s.

  The Challenger lifts off on Jan. 28, , from a launchpad at Kennedy Space Center, 73 seconds before an explosion killed its crew of seven. Bob Pearson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption. oriented article on the Challenger: Ethics in Organizations: The Challenger Explosion by Ronald C. Kramer in Communication Ethics: Methods of Analysis by James A. Jaska and Michael S. Pritchard, second edition, , Wadsworth Publishing. This book is strongly recommended to all students in the MASCL program. A System Breaks DownFile Size: 34KB.   Bob Ebeling spent a third of his life consumed with guilt about the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger. But at the end of his life, his family says, he was finally able to find peace.

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Out of 5 stars Excellent book about the Challenger. Reviewed in the United States on March 2, Verified Purchase. This was an excellent book for anyone with an interest in the Challenger disaster. The book gives a very interesting first-hand account from someone that was intimately involved with the decisions about the Challenger by: The Challenger Disaster book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This series meets National Curriculum Standards for: Social Studie /5. Challenger disaster, explosion of the U.S. space shuttle orbiter Challenger, shortly after its launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Januwhich claimed the lives of seven astronauts, including Christa McAuliffe, who had won a national screening to become the first teacher in space.

Aftermath of the Challenger Explosion The NASA space shuttle Challenger exploded on Janujust 73 seconds after liftoff, bringing a devastating end to the spacecraft’s 10th mission.

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Tells the story of Christa McAuliffe and the six other NASA /5. The Challenger shuttle disaster, tragically, was not NASA's last shuttle accident, but it was the first broadcast on live television and is the subject of the new e-book "Challenger: An American.

The Space Shuttle Challenger disaster is probably the most significant event in the history of spaceflight in terms of its impact on the general public and on the US space death of a crew of seven, which for the first time included civilian astronaut Christa McAuliffe, in a fiery explosion broadcasted in national television for days after the accident left a mark in the public.

Two unidentified spectators react after witnessing the explosion of the Challenger. (AP) Thirty years later, some of the events remain a blur — hazy snippets of : Bob Oakes. January 28th, at am EDT - The Space Shuttle Challenger Explodes on its 10th flight during mission STSL.

The explosion occurred 73 seconds after liftoff and was actually the result of. NASA lost seven of its own on the morning of Jan. 28,when a booster engine failed, causing the Shuttle Challenger to break apart just 73 seconds after launch. In this photo from Jan. 9,the Challenger crew takes a break during countdown training at NASA's Kennedy Space Center.

Space shuttle Challenger explosion, new amateur video, Janu - Duration: Dan Beaumont Space Museumviews. outstanding works of scholarship.

For those persons lacking the time—the Vaughan book is over pages—I have written the present condensed description of the Challenger incident. I have drawn the material for Sections and 10 from multiple sources but primarily from Vaughan, the Report to the President, and Dunnar and Waring. Of course.

6 days after the Challenger explosion, President Reagan signed executive order #, creating the Rogers Commission, to investigate the cause of the failed launch. The Commission included Nobel Prize physicist Richard Feynman, former Secretary of State William Rogers, and astronauts Neil Armstrong and Sally Ride – Some of the world’s most.

Space Shuttle Challenger (Orbiter Vehicle Designation: OV) was the second orbiter of NASA's Space Shuttle program to be put into service, after Columbia.

Challenger was built by Rockwell International's Space Transportation Systems Division, in Downey, maiden flight, STS-6, began on April 4, The orbiter was launched and landed nine times before disintegrating 73 seconds First flight: STS-6, April   Yes, some remains of all the Challenger crew were located and recovered in March but not one of the corpses was intact.

Navy divers from the U.S.S. Preserver located wreckage of the crew compartment of Challenger on the ocean bed at a depth. Challenger is the name of a space shuttle that broke apart, shortly after lift-off on Janu There were seven crew members aboard the Challenger, all of whom died in the accident.

The crew included Christa McAuliffe, who was a schoolteacher from Concord, New Hampshire. President Ronald Reagan, center, is surrounded by members of his senior staff on Feb. 3,as he watches a TV replay of the Challenger shuttle explosion at the White House.

Challenger on the launchpad Arrow indicating leaking O-ring on SRB After the space shuttle Challenger and its crew were destroyed in a fiery, catastrophic explosion on JanuNASA appointed members of the Rogers Commission to investigate the cause of the disaster.

In Januarythe space shuttle Challenger blew up 73 seconds into its flight, killing all seven crew members disaster was viewed in real time by many, including children, as. item 2 The Challenger Explosion by Valerie Bodden (English) Library Binding Book Free S - The Challenger Explosion by Valerie Bodden (English) Library Binding Book Free S.

$ Free shipping. McDonald, who has detailed his experiences with the Challenger disaster and its aftermath in a book, "Truth, Lies, and O-Rings: Inside the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster," was the featured speaker Tuesday, Oct. 2, at the Colloquium at NASA's Langley Research Center.

Effects of the Challenger Disaster The proximate cause of the Challenger disaster On 28 January, the Space Shuttle Challenger took off with a teacher on board and exploded 73 seconds later.

The immediate cause of the explosion was a burn through of one of the O-rings on one of the solid rocket boosters. This caused the solid rocket (steel). NASA's space shuttle Challenger accident was a devastating tragedy that killed seven astronauts and shocked the world on Jan.

28, Killed in Author: Karl Tate. A historical account—including eyewitness quotes—of the devastating explosion of the space shuttle Challenger and its effect on NASA's programs, ending with how the disaster is memorialized today.

Product Details; Product Details. ISBN Publish your book with B&N. Get this from a library. The Challenger explosion. [Heather Adamson; Brian Bascle] -- In graphic novel format, tells the story of Christa McAuliffe and the six other NASA astronauts who lost their lives in the Challenger space shuttle disaster on Janu   Directed by Nathan VonMinden.

With Eric Hanson, Cameron Arnett, Gerald Brodin, Ash Khan. INSPIRED BY THE TRUE STORY On the eve of the Challenger explosion in one engineer goes to the extreme to stop the launch.

This hot-headed engineer makes a desperate race against the clock to call off the billion dollar multi-delayed Challenger launch, convinced the O-ring seals will fail /10().

Product Information. Across the globe, devastating disasters have changed the course of history. This title brings the challenger explosion to life with well-researched, clearly written informational text, primary sources with accompanying questions, charts, graphs, diagrams, timelines, and.

The crew of challenger was alive entire fall and nasa tried to cover it up challenger sts 51 l part 4 end of innocence 7 myths about the challenger shuttle disaster. Get this from a library. The Challenger explosion. [Valerie Bodden] -- "A historical account--including eyewitness quotes--of the devastating explosion of the space shuttle Challenger and its effect on NASA's programs, ending with how the disaster is memorialized.

This nonfiction book takes the reader from the time Ronald Regan announced that a teacher could go into space, to the time of his State of the Union address when he spoke to the world about the dreadful explosion. Students will learn what caused the explosion, as well as information about the wonderful work done by the Challenger families.A solid fuel rocket booster disappears behind the contrail of the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger on Januover Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, as debris.

Across the globe, devastating disasters have changed the course of history. This title brings the challenger explosion to life with well-researched, clearly written informational text, primary sources with accompanying questions, charts, graphs, diagrams,Brand: ABDO Publishing.