Challenger shuttle mission
By: Nidhi 7th Pd
*it is attached to one of the NASA Shuttle Aircraft
*landed at the Space Center in July 1982
A little bit about the shuttle
*it had intense heat and pressure testing before being launched into space
*it's the second shuttle in NASA's orbiter fleet
*it was first built as a test vehicle for the space shuttle program
*first mission STS-6 was launched on April 4th, 1983
*the orbiter's crew included Sally Ride the first female astronaut
*it was the first shuttle to have a crew of 2 female astronauts
About the missions
*the missions included a lot of satellite implementations
*mission STS-8 was the first mission to land and launch at night
On mission STS-7
The challenger taken of a background of white clouds and blue water.
Mission STS-8 being launched
Challenger launching into the sky for mission STS-41-c
After the explosion
*completed 9 missions (started the tenth..) in 3 years
*one of the crew members Christa McAuliffe would have been the first teacher in space
*at time, it was the most flown orbiter in NASA's fleet
* 73 seconds into mission STS-51-L, the challenger exploded
Bibliography (MLA Format)
Dunbar, Brian. "Space Shuttle : Challenger." NASA. NASA, 12 Apr. 2013. Web. 26 Apr. 2014.
Dunbar, Brian. "Challenger Shuttle NASA." NASA. NASA, n.d. Web. 26 Apr. 2015.
"Amazing Space: Servicing Mission 4 Update Archive." Amazing Space: Servicing Mission 4 Update Archive. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Apr. 2015.