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This Week in History: A fact for January

Resnik, Judith - still image [media]

Challenger space shuttle explodes with astronaut Judith Resnik on board

January 28, 1986

The Challenger space shuttle exploded 73 seconds after lift-off, killing the first Jewish astronaut in space, Judith Resnik, along with her six fellow crew members.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "This Week in History: A fact for January." (Viewed on August 1, 2014) <http://jwa.org/thisweek/jan/random>.

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