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Today marks the 25 anniversary this Space Shuttle Challenger -- that exploded just 73 seconds after lift off from Kennedy Space Center.
Seven astronauts including school teacher Christa McAuliffe were killed we were stunned to see the unspeakable.
Unfold right before our eyes.
Could this really happen this morning hundreds of people gathered at the launch site in Florida to remember the astronauts.
June Scobee Rodgers the widow of challenger commander Dick Scobee.
Urging people to boldly looked to the future in space and science education.
We wanted the world to know how they lived in for what.
They were risking their lines if we didn't somehow continued.
Challengers mission of education.
And I loved ones would have died in vain so we began to turn this unimaginable tragedy into a monumental trying.
NASA's three space related accidents all happening in January and February but years of park.
Three astronauts killed in the Apollo one launch pad fire on January 27 1967.
And seven member crew of Columbia perished on February 1 2003.
We who remain on the ground and asked them to fly failed in that day.
The only possible compensation that we can offer is our renewed devotion.
To the jobs we've been asked to do by the nation to explore the universe -- surrounds us.
Today's memorial -- as the shuttle program is nearing an end just three more flights to the international space center.
In Miami Steve Harrigan Fox News.
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