The Challenger Disaster: 30 years on by Roger Mawby

The flight of the Space Shuttle Challenger began at 11.38am on January 28 1986.

Thursday, 28th January 2016, 6:00 am

It ended 73 seconds later in an explosive burn of hydrogen and oxygen. Speaker Roger Mawby watched the Challenger disaster happen and followed the investigation into its causes.

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His talk at the Gosport Discovery Centre, Hight Street, tonight at 7.30pm will cover the technical and managerial reasons for the disaster.

Tickets are £3 per person. Call (023) 9252 3463 to book.