I wanted to take a few moments out today to remember the tragedy that happen today in 1986 – The day that we lost the astronauts of the shuttle Challenger. While I was 6 years old on this day, I vividly remember the day. This was a very important day for teachers across the country as the very first teacher was going into space. We watched this shuttle launch live in our little classroom. I remember being confused as to what was going on and why the teachers were all so upset. I had never seen a launch before so I didn’t know that something had gone terribly wrong. Take a moment today to remember those lives lost.