Red Carpet: The Challenger Disaster

Saturday, November 16, 2013

A couple of nights ago, I attended the red carpet premiere of The Challenger Disaster, that will air on the Science Channel and the Discovery Channel tonight 9-11PM EST. It tells the story of Nobel Prize-winning scientist Dr. Richard Feynman, and his role on the Presidential Commission that worked to determine the cause of The Challenger explosion on January 28th, 1986. For those who don't know, it stunned the nation as the space shuttle exploded just 73 seconds into its 10th mission carrying 7 crew members.

I wasn't born yet, so I wasn't around when it happened. However, it's still a shocking tragedy what happened. It's extraordinary to hear about how this professor, along with other colleagues, investigate to find the truth to what happened. The movie is eye-opening, captivating, and moving. I would definitely recommend seeing it.

On the red carpet, many of the stars of The Challenger Disaster, in addition to other celebrities were present. Actor William Hurt, Peter Facinelli (you may recognize him from Twilight), TV personality Kelly Bensimon, Actress Kelly Rutherford, Mythbusters star Grant Imahara, Oddities stars Evan Michelson, Mike Zohn, Ryan Matthew, Director James Hawes, and President & CEO of Discovery Communications David Zaslav were in attendance. Read on to see some more photos!






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7 comments :

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Audrey,

This was a tragic event and I remember it - will go and see this.
I enjoyed seeing the photos from the red carpet and it must have been fun.
happy weekend
hugs
Carolyn

kissandmakeupsbeautyblog.com said...

Everyone looked great for the red carpet :-)

Victoria said...

Must have been a really interesting evening !! And everyone looks so good ! :)

Alicia Mackin said...

I was a little kid but I remember this. It was my birthday. I would like to see this.

Allie of ALLIE NYC formerly Dressing Ken

www.allienyc.com

Sonia De Macedo said...

I don't recall this but it happened before I was born so excuse my ignorance! Does sound fascinating though.

SDMxx
www.daringcoco.com

Am2Pm Chic said...

Interesting !!!
xoxo
Christy

http://www.am2pmchic.com/

Elle Sees said...

in my lifetime there have been a couple of space shuttle disasters, but the challenger one affected me the most. it was the first national tragedy i could remember!

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