Eyes on the Stars

On January 28, 1986, NASA Challenger mission STS-51-L ended in tragedy when the shuttle exploded 73 seconds after takeoff. On board was physicist Ronald E. McNair, who was the second African American to enter space. But first, he was a kid with big dreams in Lake City, South Carolina. Funding Provided by:Corporation for Public BroadcastingNational Endowment for the ArtsIn partnership with POV.Directed by: The Rauch BrothersArt Direction: Bill WrayProducers: Lizzie Jacobs & Mike RauchAnimation: Tim RauchAudio Produced by: Michael GarofaloMusic: FredrikLabel: The Kora RecordsPublisher: House of Hassle

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