Did Weather Change Space Exploration?

In 1986 the Space Shuttle Challenger burst into flames just over 70 seconds after takeoff.  Despite it being a blue sky day, did weather play a role in its demise?  What would be the long term implications?  We get back to ‘Did weather change history?’ in the latest episode.

As mentioned in the podcast, March is National Weather Podcast Month.  You can learn more about all eight podcasts here.

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And now for the episode …