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Teacher: 'I feel connected to McAuliffe's aspirations'


Shawna Gallagher Vega, a social studies teacher, talked about McAuliffe with the Raycom News Network and how her legacy lives on through ordinary Americans who do extraordinary things.

Reagan: Astronauts touched 'the face of God'


At 5 p.m. EST on Jan. 28, 1986, President Ronald Reagan addressed the nation from the Oval Office about the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger that morning with the following words: "The crew of the space shuttle Challenger honored us by the manner in which they lived their lives."

Goldin: Continue bold tradition of exploration and innovation


Former NASA administrator Daniel S. Goldin released the following statement Jan. 16, 1996 in observance of the 10th anniversary of the space shuttle Challenger explosion: