So many crying opps already today, what with it being the 25th anniversary of the Challenger space shuttle explosion. I remember it well, watching it on TV from work with a group of coworkers — the shock of the moment, the silence of the moment after. (On 1 Feb, it will be 8 years since the Columbia shuttle explosion on re-entry. I remember that, too.)
Astronaut’s Brother Recalls A Man Who Dreamed Big – NPR StoryCorps – Ron McNair’s brother recalls his desire to explore boundaries.
Christa McAuliffe and Challenger, 25 Years Later – New Hampshire Public Radio – particularly the conversation with caller Jenny in Alexandria, who was teaching second grade in 1986 and who was a finalist that year for the Teacher in Space programme.
10 Canine Commandments (the last one got me)
… And it’s not even noon.