Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster Anniversary

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By Eric Weisfeld

Today marks the 27-th anniversary.....
of the space shuttle Challenger disaster.
The fateful launch took place on january 28-th, 19-86.
the shuttle exploded 73 seconds into flight, killing seven people, including south carolina ron mcnair.
The explosion was caused by *a rocket booster failure* that ignited the fuel tank.

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