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Did they recover bodies from the space shuttle challenger disaster?

Yes - all of the crew remains were recovered when the Shuttle Crew Compartment was discovered during recovery operations in the weeks following the accident. It was determined (MORE)

Why did the Challenger space shuttle explode?

O-Ring Failure   The breakup of the space shuttle Challenger was caused by the failure of two O- rings in the aft joint in the right solid rocket booster (SRB's) to prope (MORE)

Where is the space shuttle Challenger buried?

The debris from Space Shuttle Challenger is buried under a missile silo in Cape Canaveral AFB in Merritt Island, Florida.  The remains are buried in 2 underground 80 ft. deep (MORE)

When did the Challenger space shuttle explode?

Challenger Disaster . The space shuttle Challenger lifted off on January 28, 1986 at 11:38:00 a.m. EST. Seventy three seconds into the mission, Challenger exploded, k (MORE)

What was the outcome of the investigation of the space shuttle Challenger disaster?

Following the breakup of the space shuttle Challenger on launch, then president Ronald Reagan appointed a Presidental Commission, also somtimes called the Rogers Commission to (MORE)