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Saturday, July 16 • 9:00pm - 9:50pm
The Challenger and its Impact on Space (ET)

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In January 1986, the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded off the coast of Cape Canaveral seventy-three seconds into flight. Witnessed live by millions of Americans in part because of the presence of a teacher on board, the disaster represented a major setback in the United States space program, and deeply affected the entire country. Come remember the seven astronauts lost during the tragedy, and discuss the impact it had on the American space program even to this day.

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Stephen J. Simmons

Stephen J. Simmons started writing shortly after he retired from the Navy, primarily because his children had grown too old to listen to bedtime stories and the cats never laughed at the funny bits. After he sold over a dozen flash-fiction stories to various online publishing venues... Read More →

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Chris Shrewsbury

Fan Guest, Geek Life
Chris has volunteered, paneled, guested, staffed, and been committee at literally dozens of cons along the east coast for 30+ years.He’s a nationally certified sign language interpreter.   A Navy  veteran, he has worked as a pre-K through university teacher, and operated his own... Read More →


Saturday July 16, 2016 9:00pm - 9:50pm EDT
Suite 215

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