the challenger crew

Space Shuttle Challenger Crew Lost January 28 SO Sad, I remember being in Kindergarten when this happened. My teacher had brought the T. into the classroom.this was the first time I ever remembered watching TV in school.

WAVING GOODBYE — The crew of mission STS-51L on the way to board the Space Shuttle Challenger on January 28, 1986. The flight would end in tragedy shortly after liftoff. Front to back: Commander Francis R. (Dick) Scobee; Mission Specialists Judith A. Resnik and Ronald E. McNair; Pilot Michael J. Smith; Payload specialist Christa McAuliffe; Mission Specialist Ellison Onizuka; and Payload specialist Gregory Jarvis. (NASA)

WAVING GOODBYE — The crew of mission on the way to board the Space Shuttle Challenger on January The flight would end in tragedy shortly after liftoff. Front to back: Commander.

Ellison Onizuka Photo 5 - STS 51-L. Image Credit: NASA

A picture of Ellison Onizuka in space on Space Shuttle Discovery Flight STS

Challenger's STS-51L Crew - On Jan. 28, 1986, NASA faced its first shuttle disaster, the loss of the Challenger orbiter and its seven-astronaut crew. They are (L to R) Teacher in Space Participant, Sharon "Christa" McAuliffe, Payload Specialist, Gregory Jarvis, Mission Specialist, Judy Resnik, Commander Dick Scobee. Mission Specialist, Ronald McNair, Pilot, Michael Smith and Mission Specialist, Ellison Onizuka.

A confused and stunned nation searched for answers to what caused the catastrophic explosion of the space shuttle Challenger that sent schoolteacher Christa McAuliffe and six other astronauts to a fiery death 74 seconds after liftoff Tuesday.

Ellison Onizuka Photo 4 - STS 51-L. Image Credit: NASA

A picture of Ellison Onizuka in space on Space Shuttle Discovery Flight STS

Ellison Onizuka Photo 2 - STS 51-L. Image Credit; NASA

A picture of Ellison Onizuka in space on Space Shuttle Discovery Flight STS

"Every generation has the obligation to free men's minds for a look at new worlds... to look out from a higher plateau than the last generation." - Ellison S. Onizuka

Ellison Onizuka - NASA Astronaut and Colonel, USAF - died in 1986 when the Challenger exploded at launch. Learn more about him at: jsc.

Astronaut Ellison Onizuka Monument - Little Tokyo - Los Angeles, CA

Astronaut Ellison Onizuka Monument - Little Tokyo - Los Angeles, CA

Family and friends of the STS 51-L crew prepare to be seated at the Memorial service at JSC. In the center of the view appears to be the family of Astronaut Ellison Onizuka. Image Credit: NASA

Family and friends of the STS crew prepare to be seated at the Memorial service at JSC. In the center of the view appears to be the family of Astronaut Ellison Onizuka.

FILE - This photo provided by NASA shows the crew of the Space Shuttle Challenger mission 51L. All seven members of the crew were killed when the shuttle exploded during launch on Jan. 28, 1986. Front row from left are Michael J. Smith, Francis R. (Dick) Scobee, and Ronald E. McNair. Front row from left are Ellison Onizuka, Christa McAuliffe, Gregory Jarvis, and Judith Resnik. (NASA via AP)

Today, we remember the seven brave astronauts who lost their lives in the Challenger Space Shuttle disaster 30 years ago

Ellison Onizuka - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

It's time for a little Throwback Thursday. Today marks 30 years since the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster. This is an article I originally posted on October as part of the 19 Somethin' .

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