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Photos: 27th Anniversary of Challenger Explosion

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Photos: 27th Anniversary of Challenger Explosion Late January is always a dark time of year for NASA's astronaut program; the anniversaries of its three worst accidents all happen in the same week. The Apollo 1 astronauts died in a cockpit fire on Jan. 27, 1967. The space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after liftoff Jan. 28, 1986. And the space shuttle Columbia broke up on return to earth Feb. 1, 2003.


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