(edited from WJXT Press Release) – January 28, 1986, was a day that shook America to its core. WJXT marks the 30th anniversary of the disaster with Challenger: A Rush to Launch airing Tuesday, January 26 at 8pm on WJXT Channel 4 and a special section on its website. The hour long documentary takes an investigative look into what brought the shuttle down through the voices of those directly affected by the tragedy then and now.
WJXT spent months researching and traveling across the country to dig deeper into little known revelations from that historic day. In this special program, viewers will hear the minute-by-minute developments the night prior to launch where engineers warned of a potential disaster. Read the rest of this entry →