Marcy Borders, a survivor of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks who was photographed covered in dust after fleeing the World Trade Center, has died of stomach cancer at age 41 - STAN HONDA via AFP/Getty Images - STAN HONDA via AFP/Getty Images
September 2001 — During a reading of "The Pet Goat" at Sarasota's Emma E. Booker Elementary School, Chief of Staff Andrew Card informs President George Bush that a second airplane has struck the Twin Towers at New York's World Trade Center.
On January after about 73 seconds into its launch, space shuttle Challenger exploded, leading to the deaths of its seven crew members, which included the first teacher in space. I remember watching the shuttle launch in school
Earthrise, 1968 ~~ Titled Earthrise, shot by astronaut William Anders during the Apollo 8 mission has been called "the most influential environmental photograph ever taken." The photograph was taken from lunar orbit on Dec. 1968 with a Hasselblad camera.