Remembering the Challenger crew today. The NASA family lost 7 of its own on Jan. 28, 1986. http://t.co/hkpMIrAA
— NASA (@NASA) January 28, 2013
Twitter users are taking time out today to remember the crew of the Challenger space shuttle and their families. Twenty seven years ago today, disaster struck and left an indelible mark on the nation’s soul — especially a generation of schoolchildren who will never forget.
— Alex (@TARDIS75) January 28, 2013
— Mayree (@MoranPlace) January 28, 2013
— Nick Sprague (@nas38117) January 28, 2013
— BostonPundit (@JeremyMurphyMA) January 28, 2013
Video of the explosion:
President Reagan’s speech to a grieving nation:
We will never forget.