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Challenger widow 'it was a tremendous loss'

28 January 2011 Last updated at 17:36 GMT

It was 25 years ago that the world watched in horror as the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded shortly after lift-off killing the seven astronauts on board.

Dick Scobee was the astronaut commanding the shuttle on its last flight and his widow Dr June Scobee Rodgers spoke to the BBC from NASA's Kennedy Space Centre in Florida about the Challenger legacy.