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The Challenger

When the space shuttle Challenger blew up in 1986, it was the most shocking event in the history of American spaceflight. The deaths of seven astronauts, including the first teacher in space Christa McAuliffe, were watched live on television by millions of viewers. But what was more shocking was that the cause of the disaster might never be uncovered. The Challenger is the story of how Richard Feynman, one of America's most famous scientists, helped to discover the cause of a tragedy that stunned America.

Release date:

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sun 12 May 2013 20:00


Role Contributor
Richard FeynmanWilliam Hurt
Chairman RogersBrian Dennehy
General KutynaBruce Greenwood
Gweneth FeynmanJoanne Whalley
Larry MulloyKevin McNally
Sally RideEve Best
WriterKate Gartside
ProducerLaurie Borg
DirectorJames Hawes
Dr WeissHenry Goodman
DirectorJames Hawes

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