Tuesday marks 28 years since the Space Shuttle Challenger broke apart 73 seconds after liftoff. The 1986 tragedy, which killed all seven crew members, hit especially hard since children across the country had gathered around TV sets to watch New Hampshire teacher Christa McAuliffe go into space with NASA’s Teacher in Space project.
People across the Twin Cities remembered the disaster by recalling where they were when it happened. Where were you when it happened? Share your memories in the comments section below.