Solemn tributes mark 25th Challenger anniversary

Washington (AFP) Jan 28, 2011 Tributes were planned at Florida’s Kennedy Space Center Friday marking 25 years to the day that the shuttle Challenger exploded, killing seven astronauts and forever altering US perceptions about the risks of human spaceflight. A 9:00 am (1400 GMT) a memorial service at Cape Canaveral visitor’s complex has been planned to honor the crew of the doomed space shuttle, organized by the Astronaut


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