Everyone from kids in school to adults at home remembers where they were the morning of January 28th, 1986. It was the day the Challenger space shuttle was to launch, only to explode just over a minute after lift-off.
Executive produced by J.J. Abrams and Glen Zipper, “Challenger: The Final Flight” is a four-part docuseries that examines the 1986 Challenger space shuttle, which tragically broke apart 73 seconds after launch as millions of Americans watched live on television. Incorporating never-before-seen interviews and rare archival material, this series offers an in-depth look at one of the most diverse crews NASA assembled, including high school teacher Christa McAuliffe, who was selected to be the first private citizen in space.
“Challenger: The Final Flight” premieres Wednesday, September 16th on Netflix.