The Challenger Disaster, 1st Edition

  • Sylvia Engdahl
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  • ISBN-10: 0737770600
  • ISBN-13: 9780737770605
  • DDC: 363.12
  • Grade Level Range: 10th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 169 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released December 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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This title explores the events surrounding the doomed flight of the space shuttle Challenger, This volume details the events on January 28, 1986, when the space shuttle Challenger broke apart seventy-three seconds after liftoff, resulting in the death of seven astronauts. providing background information on the event, examining related controversies, and offering personal narratives from those who witnessed or were involved in the disaster.

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Features and Benefits

  • Using primary and secondary sources, each volume provides background information on a significant event in modern world history, presents the controversies surrounding the event, and offers first-person narratives from people who lived through or were impacted by the event.
  • All volumes in the series include an annotated table of contents, a world map, a chronology, a glossary of key terms, a bibliography, and a subject index.