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Truth, Lies, and O-Rings

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Feb 24, 2015 10:00 pm
  • 22:35

(1:16)  Guest: Allan McDonald, author of “Truth, Lies, and O-Rings: Inside the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster”  The explosion of the Space Shuttle Challenger in 1986 killed all 7 crew members, as America watched in shock.  “I was in the launch control center and frankly very nervous because just the night before, my company had recommended not launching because there was a cold front,” says McDonald.