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Mon Jan 28, 2013, 12:04 PM

27 years ago today .... The Challenger Explosion .... thanx to St. Ronald Reagan [View all]

The White House put pressure on NASA to get the Challenger up so
Reagan could talk about having a "teacher in space" during his
State of the Union address.

It was so cold that morning that many NASA people didn't want to
do the lift off until it warmed up. The great physicist Howard Fineman
showed that the O-rings shrink in cold temps and that is what caused
the explosion.



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