(CBSMiami)- Today marks 35 years since the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster: The accident on Jan. 28, 1986 — just 73 seconds into flight — killed all seven on board, including schoolteacher Christa McAuliffe.
The disaster unfolded on live TV before countless schoolchildren eager to see McAuliffe, an everyday teacher, rocketing toward space. She would have been the first teacher in space: The Challenger disintegrated over the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of central Florida, after a booster engine failed:
On 7 January 2021, I ran a post about the L-4 Grasshopper, the plane that most think of as a Piper Cub. This note was included…
« While some of the men were confined to fighting up in the mountains, the division’s newspaper called the Static Line, used a piper cub plane to drop bundles of the publication down to the men. This was the only news of the outside world that the troopers could receive. One day, a roll of the papers was dropped with a note attached addressing it: “To the girls, with the compliments of Art Mosley and Jack Keil, Phone Glider 3.” It was discovered later that the WAC camp received the roll meant for the 11th airborne. »
I located an issue of « Static Line » on the internet and wanted to share it. News included kept the men up to date on the war around the globe, home front news, Hollywood, Books, Sports, a cooking corner, Humor and even obituaries.
‘Static Line’ column
Here is the list of top 10 models. (Do you remember these names?)
Static line, top 10 models
Static Line’s Books
Static Line’s Sports Corner
« Hard time ahead if we don’t find a post-war place for the pin-up girl. »