Challenger Explosion: 36th Anniversary Recollections from Naples Residents

Naples, Florida – On January 28, 1986, the Space Shuttle Challenger tragically broke apart 73 seconds into its flight, claiming the lives of all seven crew members. The spacecraft disintegrated 46,000 feet above the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Cape Canaveral, Florida, at 11:39 a.m. In 2011, the Naples Daily News asked readers to … Read more