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Challenger - O-Ring Failure Caused the Disaster

During a televised hearing on the Challenger explosion, Dr. Richard Feynman cross-examines a key NASA employee. With a simple experiment, he reveals why the shuttle failed.

This clip, from National Geographic's documentary Challenger: The Untold Story, combines historical footage and recreated scenes to explain what happened.

 


Media Credits

Clip from Challenger: The Untold Story online, courtesy the National Geographic Channel at YouTube.  Copyright, National Geographic, all rights reserved.  Clip provided here as fair use for educational purposes and to acquaint new viewers with the program.

 

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