The Challenger

SPACE PROJECT

The challenger (basics)

The basics of the Challenger

-the velocity of the challenger was 2900 feet/sec

-the challenger launched on January 28th 1986

-It was the 10th launch for the spacecraft they were using when it exploded

-the challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch

-it was 6:18 a.m at the Kennedy space center where the challenger was launched in Florida

The Crew

The Challenger how it crashed

Why the Challenger crashed

-The O-ring exploded during flight allowing gas to escape

-The Spacecraft doesn't do well in cold weather

-The disaster was a freak accident

How the Crew died

The challenger disaster:

-killed 7 astronauts

-By the explosion in the Spacecraft

-Falling to hard in the Atlantic Ocean