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The Challenger Disaster

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Space vehicle accidents, United States, Juvenile literature, Children: Grades 4-6, Juvenile Nonfiction, Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Science, Technology - History, Technology - Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Science, Space shuttles, General, Accidents, Challenger (Spacec
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ISBN 100516242229
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Product details Age Range: 9 and up Grade Level: 4 - 6 Series: American Disasters Library Binding: 48 pages Publisher: Enslow Pub Inc (October 1, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: ounces Customer 5/5(1). The book the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster: The History and Legacy of NASA's Most Notorious Tragedy was The Challenger Disaster book 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(27).

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Book News “Recounts the decision to launch Challenger, the investigation of the accident, and the return of the shuttle to space flight. McDonald’s book is, like the shuttle itself, a massive, complex, and fascinating work.”—Florida Historical QuarterlyCited by: Product details Age Range: 9 - 12 years Grade Level: 3 - 9 Series: Disasters in History Paperback: 32 pages Publisher: Capstone Press (September 1, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: 7 x x 9 inches Shipping Weight: ounces ( 5/5(3).

McNeese's books deal with elements of history from battles to presidents, as well as methods of transport and His works are written typically to enhance the classroom learning experience.

McNeese's books deal with elements of history from battles to presidents, /5. The Challenger Disaster book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. -- Examines the devastating effects of American disasters in a hig 4/5(4).

This book, while not light reading, is an important work. It is one of the best investigations into the Challenger disaster out there and will be appreciated by those interested in that story from history.

This book, however, is not just a history book. It explores how bureaucracies work and why they often by: The Challenger disaster was so tragic and sadly it was totally avoidable.

McDonald's book details the failings of NASA and Morton Thiokol to prevent the preventable, resulting in the deaths of seven astronauts in a fiery explosion, witnessed by families on the ground and This is a 4/5.

An account of the worst disaster in the twenty-five-year history of United States space exploration, the loss of the shuttlecraft Challenger and its seven member crew.

Get A Copy Amazon/5. On Januthe Space Shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after liftoff, leading to the death of its seven crewmembers.

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The nation was stunned after this horrifying incident—about 17% of the nation watched it unfold live on television. That same day, President Ronald Reagan delivered this speech to the grieving nation. This was a very good, short summary of the Challenger Disaster. Would be great to use in an 11th grade US History class room that is talking about the event.

I listened to it as an Audio book, and it only took a little over 2 hours to complete/5. But on JanuChallenger was engulfed in a fiery inferno in full view of thousands of people at the center and millions of others viewing the.

Challenger disaster, explosion of the U.S. space shuttle orbiter Challenger, shortly after its launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Januwhich claimed the lives of seven astronauts, including Christa McAuliffe, who had won a national screening to become the first teacher in space.

Space Shuttle Challenger disaster O-ring concerns. Each of the two solid rocket boosters (SRBs) was constructed of seven sections, six of which were Pre-launch conditions.

Challenger was originally set to launch from Kennedy Space Center in Florida at Eastern Aftermath. U.S. President Inquiries: Rogers Commission. Challenger Disaster. The mission’s launch from Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Florida, was delayed for six days due to weather and technical problems.

In Januarythe space shuttle Challenger blew up 73 seconds into its flight, killing all seven crew members disaster was viewed in real time by many, including children, as.

The Challenger (US title: The Challenger Disaster) is a TV movie starring William Hurt about Richard Feynman's investigation into the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster. The film was co-produced by the BBC, the Science Channel, and Open University, and it premiered on 12 May on BBC It is based on two books.

Feynman, Richard; Feynman, Gweneth; Leighton, Ralph ().Starring: Joanne Whalley, William Hurt.

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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 JanuNASA appointed members of the Rogers Commission to investigate the cause of the disaster.

It isn’t really a book, but Richard Feynman’s Appendix to the Challenger Disaster Report is still definitely something you should read. It’s not particularly long, but it’s educational and. In her book The Challenger Launch Decision: Risky Technology, Culture, and Deviance at NASA, author Diane Vaughan investigates the series of events leading to the ill-fated Challenger launch decision from a new perspective.

She rejects the prevalent explanations of the cause of the accident. The Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster: The History and Legacy of NASA's Most Notorious Tragedy chronicles the disaster from the origins of its mission to what went so terribly wrong.

Along with pictures of important people, places, and events, you will learn about the Challenger like never before. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The Challenger disaster by Carmen Bredeson,Enslow Publishers edition, in English The Challenger disaster ( edition) | Open LibraryPages: The Challenger Disaster () Plot.

Showing all 2 items Jump to: Summaries (1) Synopsis (1) Summaries. INSPIRED BY THE TRUE STORY On the eve of the Challenger explosion in one engineer goes to the extreme to stop the launch. This hot-headed engineer makes a desperate race against the clock to call off the billion dollar multi-delayed.

The Challenger Disaster. This article relates to My Sunshine Away "The day I fell in love with Lindy Simpson was Janu This was also the day the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded, and seven courageous astronauts died.

I was eleven years old and in fifth grade.". Get this from a library. The Challenger disaster. [Tim McNeese] -- Recounts events surrounding the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger inthe first shuttle to carry a civilian passenger, and discusses the impact of this disaster on the United States.

Get this from a library. The story of the Challenger disaster. [Zachary Kent] -- An account of the worst disaster in the twenty-five-year history of United States space exploration, the loss of the shuttlecraft Challenger and its seven member crew.

The remains of Challenger astronauts are recovered from the Atlantic Ocean. McDonald, who has detailed his experiences with the Challenger disaster and its aftermath in a book, "Truth, Lies, and O-Rings: Inside the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster," was the featured speaker Tuesday, Oct.

2, at the Colloquium at NASA's Langley Research Center. It isn’t really a book, but Richard Feynman’s Appendix to the Challenger Disaster Report is still definitely something you should read. It’s not particularly long, but it’s educational and relevant not just as an example of critical thinking in action, but as a reminder not to fool oneself; neither individually, nor on an organizational level.

Get this from a library. The Challenger disaster. [Sylvia Engdahl;] -- Presents a historical background of the Challenger explosion, explores controversies surrounding the event, and offers personal narratives from those involved.

For my part, "Prescription for Disaster" and " Challenger: A Major Malfunction" are both worth the effort, although they are not brilliant books.

Dianne Vaughan's "Challenger Launch Decision" is a very academic book about corporate decision making processes and governance. This is not for the faint-hearted, but it is worth reading.The Space Shuttle Challenger disaster is probably the most significant event in the history of spaceflight in terms of its impact on the general public and on the US space death of a crew of seven, which for the first time included civilian astronaut Christa McAuliffe, in a fiery explosion broadcasted in national television for days after the accident left a mark in the public.The Challenger Disaster (Book): For the first time in history, a teacher was going to outerspace.

All eyes were focused on the doomed flight of the space shuttle Challenger. A heart-breaking seventy-three seconds into lift-off, the Challenger caught aflame and broke apart.

This volume details the events of Januwhich resulted in the death of seven astronauts.