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Challenger: Go for Launch (2000)

The tragic, defining moment in the American space program was watched by millions. This film produced 15 years after that tragic day takes the viewer into the minute detail of the launch ... See full summary »

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Philip Day

Writer:

Philip Day
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Credited cast:
Alun Armstrong ... Narrator
Roger Boisjoly Roger Boisjoly ... Self - Engineer, Morton Thiokol
George Bush ... Self (archive footage)
Grace Corrigan Grace Corrigan ... Self - Christa McAuliffe's Mother
Mary Jo Drewn Mary Jo Drewn ... Self (Student, Concord High School)
Bob Ebeling Bob Ebeling ... Self (Manager, Morton Thiokol)
Gregory Jarvis Gregory Jarvis ... Self (archive footage)
Greg Kathik Greg Kathik ... Self (Ice Inspection Team)
Jud Lovingood Jud Lovingood ... Self (NASA Senior Manager)
Christa McAuliffe Christa McAuliffe ... Self (archive footage)
Ron McNair Ron McNair ... Self (archive footage)
Ellison Onizuka Ellison Onizuka ... Self (archive footage)
Ronald Reagan ... Self (archive footage)
Judith A. Resnik Judith A. Resnik ... Self (archive footage)
Francis Scobee Francis Scobee ... Self (archive footage) (as Dick Scobee)
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The tragic, defining moment in the American space program was watched by millions. This film produced 15 years after that tragic day takes the viewer into the minute detail of the launch decision for the first time: the politics, the science and the human drama. Written by Day, Philip

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

2000 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

Brigham City, Utah, USA See more »

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