Ronald Reagan’s Speech on the Space Shuttle Challenger Explosion (1986)

by John Hawkins | February 3, 2003 12:05 am

Ronald Reagan’s Speech on the Space Shuttle Challenger Explosion (1986):[1] Back in 1986, the space shuttle Challenger exploded during take-off. Ronald Reagan gave the following speech in response to that tragic accident. The names are different, but otherwise his words are just as applicable today.

You can see a little of this Reagan speech in what GWB said on Saturday[2]. Especially when W said,

“The same Creator who names the stars also knows the names of the seven souls we mourn today. The crew of the shuttle Columbia did not return safely to Earth; yet we can pray that all are safely home. “

Endnotes:
  1. Ronald Reagan’s Speech on the Space Shuttle Challenger Explosion (1986):: https://rightwingnews.com/speeches/challenger.php
  2. said on Saturday: http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2003/02/20030201-2.html

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