This remembrance service at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida on Jan. 28 honors the seven astronauts of space shuttle Challenger's STS-51L mission on the 25th anniversary of their loss. The 48-minute NASA TV broadcast of the public service, held at the Space Mirror Memorial, includes speakers June Scobee Rodgers, widow of Commander Dick Scobee, and NASA Associate Administrator for Space Operations, Bill Gerstenmaier. Challenger's seven astronauts were lost 73 seconds after liftoff on Jan. 28, 1986. The crew members were Commander Francis R. "Dick" Scobee http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/scobee.html, Pilot Michael J. Smith http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/smith-michael.html, Mission Specialists Judith A. Resnik http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/resnik.html, Ellison S. Onizuka http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/onizuka.html, Ronald E. McNair http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/mcnair.html, and Payload Specialists Gregory B. Jarvis http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/jarvis.html and Sharon Christa McAuliffe http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/mcauliffe.html.
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