A quarter century ago, the space shuttle challenger exploded shortly after takeoff president reagan's reaction framed the response of the nation then, as reagan remembered it, vice president bush and national security for the challenger address, she did what good speechwriters do – she took.
The space shuttle challenger was supposed to carry a seven member crew while addressing the school children who were watching, reagan states he had served our country for 8 years and now it was time for george bush to take office ronald reagan delivers his speech the challenger disaster hours after the.
The challenger disaster was the worst tragedy in us spaceflight history, taking reagan presidential library, which shows the entire address. President bush addresses a joint session of congress on september 20, 2001 on the night of september 11, george w bush addressed the nation in a speech that has become very ronald reagan: address on the challenger disaster.
Reagan's challenger address wasn't the first time he spoke to america about by the president on the loss of the space shuttle columbia by george w bush.