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Space Launch Disaster When Liftoff Goes Wrong (Countdown to Space) by Michael D. Cole

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Published by Enslow Publishers .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Technology - Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Science,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Space vehicle accidents,
  • Children: Grades 4-6

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary Binding
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10936754M
ISBN 10076601309X
ISBN 109780766013094
OCLC/WorldCa41565037

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The book the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster: The History and Legacy of NASA's Most Notorious Tragedy was very informative. This book includes a short biography of each of the Shuttle Challenger Astronauts and a briefer biography of the members of the Rogers Commission/5(34). In the book Space Disasters By:Ann Weil it talks about space disasters that happened in space. It talks about space shuttles or satelites that have crashed, exploded or don't work anymore. One example of a space disaster is of the space shuttle CHALLENGER/5. Imagine watching a space shuttle on the launchpad, ready to blast off into orbit. Astronauts have embarked on some of the most amazing adventures and made incredible discoveries. Yet sadly some the most well-planned launches have ended in tragedy. In fifty years of space travel, space disasters have claimed the lives of more than twenty astronauts and one hundred space s: 1.   The Challenger shuttle disaster, tragically, was not NASA's last shuttle accident, but it was the first broadcast on live television and is the subject of the new e-book " .

Challenger on the launchpad Arrow indicating leaking O-ring on SRB After the space shuttle Challenger and its crew were destroyed in a fiery, catastrophic explosion on Janu , NASA appointed members of the Rogers Commission to investigate the cause of the disaster.   The Columbia disaster was the second tragedy in the history of the space shuttle program, after the space shuttle Challenger broke apart shortly after launch in . Launch booster failure, vehicle disintegration during launch – Space Shuttle Challenger disaster: STSL Gregory Jarvis Christa McAuliffe Ronald McNair Ellison Onizuka Judith Resnik Michael J. Smith Dick Scobee: The Space Shuttle Challenger was destroyed 73 seconds after lift-off on STSL at an. JSC/NASA. The space shuttle Challenger disaster that occurred on Janu , marked one of the most devastating days in the history of space exploration. Just over a minute after the space shuttle lifted off, a malfunction in the spacecraft’s O-rings—rubber seals that separated its rocket boosters—caused a fire to start that destabilized the boosters and spread up the rocket itself.

  Books have been written, and documentaries have been made. Now a new film aptly named, The Challenger Disaster, dramatizes the mistakes that led to the fatal launch. As such it . Challenger disaster, explosion of the U.S. space shuttle orbiter Challenger, shortly after its launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Janu , which claimed the lives of seven astronauts, including Christa McAuliffe, who had won a national screening to become the first teacher in space. When the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded on Janu , millions of Americans became bound together in a single, historic moment. Many still vividly remember exactly where they were and what they were doing when they heard about the tragedy. In The Challenger Launch Decision, Diane Vaughan recreates the steps leading up to that fateful decision, contradicting conventional 5/5(4). The Nedelin catastrophe or Nedelin disaster was a launch pad accident that occurred on 24 October at Baikonur test range (of which Baikonur Cosmodrome is a part), during the development of the Soviet R a prototype of the missile was being prepared for a test flight, an explosion occurred when the second stage engine ignited accidentally, killing an unknown number of military.