Challenger Disaster: Lost Tapes (2016)

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Challenger Disaster: Lost Tapes (2016)

Challenger Disaster: Lost Tapes follows the story of the Space Shuttle Challenger and its crew, specifically Christa McAuliffe, the first civilian to be launched into space. McAuliffe was a teacher from Concord, N.H. She was chosen from thousands of applicants to expand the understanding of the nation's school children about space and the next generation of interplanetary travel. But her dreams - and those of NASA - were tragically cut short when the Challenger exploded just after liftoff in front of a live television audience. The events of the days leading up to the disaster are detailed in this unique film, which uses no narration and no interviews. Instead the story is told solely with reports of journalists covering the story, extensive recordings from the NASA team, and interviews with McAuliffe and others who were part of this one-of-a-kind mission. Using rarely seen images and audio recordings, this show takes viewers behind the scenes of this compelling and historic story in ...
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IMDb  7.4 /10
Creators
Director Tom Jennings
Writer Tom Jennings
Information
Release Date2016-01-25
Runtime48mins
GenreDocumentary, History
Content Rating
Awards3 wins & 2 nominations.
Company1895 Films
CountryUSA
LanguageEnglish
Jim Banke
Jim Banke
Self - Avion Newspaper (voice) (archive footage)
Bill Boynton
Bill Boynton
Self - WEVO FM (voice) (archive footage) (as Bill Boynton)
Self - Vice President of the U.S. (archive footage) (as George H. W. Bush)
Dan Finn
Dan Finn
Self - WJYY FM (voice) (archive footage)
Benford Friar II
Benford Friar II
Self - Metropolitan Baptist Church (archive footage) (as Reverend Benford Friar II)
Self - Former Astronaut (archive footage) (as Sen. John Glenn)
Hugh Harris
Hugh Harris
Self - NASA Launch Commentator (voice) (archive footage)
Glenn Hollis
Glenn Hollis
Self - WJYY FM (voice) (archive footage)
Gregory Jarvis
Gregory Jarvis
Self - Payload Specialist, STS-51L (archive footage)
Andrea Shea King
Andrea Shea King
Self - NASA Launch Commentator (voice) (archive footage)
Doug Levy
Doug Levy
Self - WEVO FM (voice) (archive footage)
Jerry Little
Jerry Little
Self - WJYY FM (voice) (archive footage)
Mary Anne Loughlin
Mary Anne Loughlin
Self - CNN (archive footage)
Christa McAuliffe
Christa McAuliffe
Self - Payload Specialist, STS-51L (archive footage)
Steven McAuliffe
Steven McAuliffe
Self - Christa's Husband (archive footage)