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Screener Squad: Challenger: The Final Flight

Challenger: The Final Flight Miniseries Review


The world was stunned in late January 1986 when the Challenger Space Shuttle exploded moments after its launch. The event instantly killed the Challenger’s crew, including Christa McAuliffe, the schoolteacher who had been chosen out of thousands of hopefuls to be the first educator in space. The public’s fondness for McAuliffe further made the event a bona fide national tragedy which no one has ever forgotten. Now, a new 4-part docuseries from Netflix and producer J.J. Abrams, the show looks back on the event and everything leading up to it. Featuring interviews with family members, former Nasa employees and a wealth of archival footage, the story of the Challenger, including who might’ve been responsible for its untimely demise, is explored. Join Frank, Mark, Jennifer and Santiago as they go back to one of the most unforgettable moments in American history.


DIRECTED BY: Steven Leckart and Daniel Junge

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