Where were you?

30 years ago:

I remember where I was that morning:

I was in a friends apartment when over the radio the local DJs (Bob and Tom, actually) said dead flat: “The space shuttle Challenger blew up on takeoff”.

I said to him:
“That isn’t something to joke about”.

We turned on the TV and saw the news reports.

1 thought on “Where were you?

  1. I watched it from my back yard, in Melbourne, FL. I, like many FL residents, had seen 6 or 7 launches by that time.
    I knew this one didn't look right, so I rushed in to see what the "experts" on TV were saying. They were all looking up, scratching their heads, and saying "Gee, that doesn't look right"…

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