So, Netflix has a new documentary about the Space Shuttle Challenger accident and aftermath. I’m old enough to remember when this happened, I think all of us school aged kids in 1986 will remember it. I am one of the fortunate ones, I guess, that wasn’t watching it live on TV in class when it happened. But I remember hearing about it soon after it happened.
What I remember most, I guess, was my childlike hope in the hours and days afterwards that somehow they would have a search and find survivors. This obviously, was not close to possible.
This documentary actually looks super interesting and I am sure I would enjoy the information it touches upon. But emotionally, I don’t know if I’ll be able to watch it. Maybe I’ll watch the first episode and see how it feels.
Do you play on watching Challenger: The Final Flight on Netflix?
If you were alive in 1986, you remember it. Even if you were born years or decades later, chances are you know the image — a devastating explosion set against a clear, unusually cold Florida sky,