Archive: Danger of Ascent

The Shuttle Years

Introducing the first Canadian in space, Marc Garneau (1984), the Canadarm, and the tragic explosion of the Challenger -- 73 seconds after liftoff -- on January 28, 1986. By 1988, NASA returns to flight and continues to build the data and relay satellite communication network so necessary to the Space Shuttle and the space transportation system (STS).
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Dec 30, 2006
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