Meet Supporter Mary Tyler


In spring 1986, a few months after the Challenger accident, Mary Little Tyler was breezing through her kitchen when something on the TV caught her eye.  It was June Scobee Rodgers, Jane Smith Wolcott, Marcia Jarvis Tinsley, and Cheryl McNair on The Mike Douglas Show.  The four widows of Challenger astronauts were talking about a big [...]

Meet Supporter Mary Tyler2016-12-14T19:57:39+00:00

An Oral History Of The Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster


30 years after the tragedy, Popular Mechanics spoke with the people closest to Space Shuttle Challenger. The dedicated cover story includes interviews with President George H.W. Bush, Dan Rather, Dr. June Scobee Rodgers (Founding Chair), Kathie Fulgham Scobee (Daughter of Dick Scobee), Barbara Morgan (Former NASA Astronaut and Backup Teacher in Space), Carl McNair (brother of Ronald [...]

An Oral History Of The Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster2016-12-14T19:57:39+00:00