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I Remember Challenger

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    January 1986

    We were having a great time in the Chicago area, having dominated football - and pop culture - with our Chicago Bears!  Our victory came on January 26th, so it was a high we would be on for a long time... we thought. I was in my cooking/home ec class on the first...
    debmichelle debmichelle 36-40 Jun 8, 2008

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    I Do Remember Challenger

    I was both listening to the radio and watching TV when that happened. I got absolutely totally shaken and much hurt to the deepest. For a few months after that I was feeling a very deep bleeding wound in the deepest in my heart/soul.    Many people cannot...
    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 1 Response Aug 16, 2009

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    I Remember Challenger

    I remember Challenger, what a shock it was, so sad.
    storywriter2 storywriter2 46-50 May 15, 2012

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    I Saw The Explosion

    I was living in Tampa Florida. I was driving on the interstate and happened to look out the driver side window. There was a plume of smoke in the far distance. I knew that the shuttle was going up that day and thought "that was odd". It wasn't until after I returned home that...
    48feeln16 48feeln16 46-50, M Aug 14, 2010

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    Challenger

    I was still at school and the class i was in was watching the shuttle launch as a treat. I always wanted to go in to space and was a space nut , so this was very exciting to me. As we sat down and the launch began I was really enjoying myself seeing the shuttle preparing itself...
    ehartopp ehartopp 41-45, M Nov 16, 2010

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    I Saw It Happen With My Own Eyes...

    I was working for Gould Computer Systems in Fort Lauderdale back then. My office was on the upper floor of a building and our windows faced NE so we could always see the shuttle launch when it climbed high enough, weather permitting. On that day there wasn't a cloud in the sky...
    TetsuwanAtom TetsuwanAtom 56-60, M Mar 31, 2012

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    Space Was The Family Business

    I have to be careful what I say given some of the things I write here - I wouldn't want anyone to be able to identify me. But, it's fair to say that as much as anyone can make the claim, in my family space exploration is a "family business." My grandfather was a rocket scientist...
    Bloopster Bloopster 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 24, 2011

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    I Was In School

    i was in school when it exploded.we were watching it in the auditoriun .it was a schock.now to find out years latter that politics helped lead to that disaster makes me sick.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 Mar 16, 2009

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