Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.


January 28, 1986
Space Shuttle Challenger Explodes on  lift off



It is a pity that news organizations only care about anniversaries when they are divisible by ten.  The Space Shuttle Challenger exploded  about one minute into the flight on January 28, 1986.

I was at Crestwood Plaza picking up chocolates for mom's birthday. The clerk at Bissingers took a phone call and came back crying. She said, "The Space Shuttle blew up." I went over to Radio Shack and watched the news for a while before going home.