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Chapman University; Chapman University--Leatherby Libraries; Chapman University--Leatherby Libraries--Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives; Challenger (Spacecraft)--Accidents; Documentary films
A discussion with a panel of researchers about the legacy of the 1986 space shuttle Challenger disaster and the behind-the-scenes research process involved in the production of the Netflix documentary series Challenger: The Final Flight. Researchers from the film project share their exploratory journey for primary sources at libraries and archives (including our own Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections & Archives) and their role in bringing this story to life through the archives. Also includes a Mission Operations Engineer at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory speaking on current robotic space explorations.
Tang, Annie; Dechow, Douglas R.; Ross, Kevin; Maier, Mark; Goo, Sherwin; Madieros, Pam; Whitis, Kelley; Junge, Daniel; and Leckart, Steven, "Researching a Disaster Through the Making of Challenger: The Final Flight" (2021). Library Event Video Recordings. 8.