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Engineers, officials and the crew members' families provide their perspective on the 1986 Space Shuttle Challenger disaster and its aftermath.Challenger: The Final Flight is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (4 episodes). The series first aired on September 16, 2020.

Challenger: The Final Flight is available for streaming on the website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Challenger: The Final Flight on demand atNetflix online.

1 Season, 4 Episodes
September 16, 2020
Documentary & Biography, History
Cast: June Scobee Rodgers, William Harwood, Frederick D. Gregory, John Zarrella
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Challenger: The Final Flight Full Episode Guide

  • Challenger's shocking explosion devastates the families of the crew as well as millions watching live, and an investigation puts NASA on the defensive.

  • After several delays, the crew prepares for launch as engineers and NASA officials tensely discuss concerns about the O-rings and a cold weather launch.

  • To revive public interest, NASA chooses teacher Christa McAuliffe to be the first civilian on the Shuttle. Issues with the solid rocket boosters linger.

  • The new Space Shuttle program captivates America and draws a diverse, determined crop of astronauts. But safety issues arise out of public view.