Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.

January 28, 1986: The space shuttle Challenger falls to Earth.

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Anyone interested in the Challenger should give Richard Feynman’s book What Do You Care What Other People Think? a read. A good half of the book focuses on his participation in the Rogers Commission.

3 responses

  1. Reblogged this on Brain Cage.

    January 28, 2014 at 11:27 pm

  2. I remember where I was. And I remember Richard Feynman and Sally Ride in the investigation hearings.

    January 29, 2014 at 2:56 am

  3. sheafferhistorian

    My birthday…always a downer

    January 29, 2014 at 8:05 pm

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