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These 2 immensely powerful rockets are strapped to the side of the External Tank and accelerate the shuttle clear of the Earths atmosphere. Resnik Mission Specialist. "Challenger Accident Investigation Report: Chapter 3: The Accident". After a lengthy investigation, nasa concluded that the shuttle was destroyed when an O-ring on a solid rocket booster failed, sending flames out toward the shuttles LOX (liquid oxygen) tank.
Design flaws in the joint and unusually cold weather during the launch caused the O rings to allow hot gases to leak out of the booster through the joint. The SRBs were built for nasa by a contractor, Morton Thiokol, Inc. Female astronauts on mission STS 41-G and made the first space shuttle landing at Kennedy Space Center, concluding mission STS 41-B. A b "Orbiter Vehicles", Kennedy Space Center, nasa, retrieved November 7, 2007. 4 When this happens, they are collected and transported to the silos for storage. Retrieved November 7, 2007.