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January 28, 1986 – NASA Space Shuttle Challenger Explodes After Launch

My prayer is that I honor these brave men and women who I have held dear to me these last 30 years. “Space, the final frontier… to boldly¬†go where no man has gone before” – Star Trek This is the first history blog post that I was a witness to. I was in high school… Continue reading January 28, 1986 – NASA Space Shuttle Challenger Explodes After Launch

Airplanes · Disasters · Exploration · New Zealand

November 28, 1979 – Sightseeing Plane Crashes in Antarctica With No Survivors

Antarctica is a massive frozen southern continent covered in ice. It is the home to the South Pole and penguins. It is the fifth largest continent at 5,400,000 square miles (14,000,000 square kilometers). It is nearly twice the size of Australia and 1/3 the size of Asia. 98% of Antarctica is covered in ice and… Continue reading November 28, 1979 – Sightseeing Plane Crashes in Antarctica With No Survivors