StoryCorps – Eye On The Stars.

Today marks the 27th anniversary of the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster which exploded just 73 seconds after liftoff, killing all astronauts on board. StoryCorps remembers Ronald E. McNair, the second African-American in space, with an animated short entitled Eye On The Stars. In the short Ronald’s brother, Carl, shares how Ronald’s passion for space began with an act of courage at the local public library.


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