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A profile of the astronauts, crew, and civilians who were involved in the January 28, 1986 flight of the spaceship, Challenger, that resulted in its explosion upon takeoff. The center point of the film is the safety inspections and arguments surrounding the use of the o-rings that ultimately were blamed for the explosion.

  1. Glenn A. Jordan


  2. George Englund


Top Billed Cast

  1. Karen Allen

    Karen Allen

    Christa McAuliffe

  2. Barry Bostwick

    Barry Bostwick

    Commander Francis R. Scobee

  3. Julie Fulton

    Dr. Judith A. Resnick

  4. Richard Jenkins

    Richard Jenkins

    Gregory B. Jarvis

  5. Brian Kerwin

    Brian Kerwin

    Captain Michael J. Smith

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Status Released

Release Information

  • February 25, 1990


Original Language English

Runtime 2h 20m

Budget -

Revenue -



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