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Titusville in Brevard, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Challenger

Space Shuttle Program

 

—Space View Park —

 
Challenger Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, December 17, 2017
1. Challenger Marker
Inscription. Name Origin:
Named for a British exploration ship that sailed in the 19th Century, as well as the Apollo 17 lunar module.

Flight History:
First flight April 4, 1983.
Challenger completed 995 orbits during 10 missions beginning in 1983. Challenger and its crew were lost during a 1986 launch.
 
Erected 2014 by City of Titusville/U.S. Space Walk Foundation.
 
Location. 28° 36.863′ N, 80° 48.418′ W. Marker is in Titusville, Florida, in Brevard. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Orange Street and South Washington Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17 Orange Street, Titusville FL 32796, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Enterprise (here, next to this marker); Discovery (here, next to this marker); "TFNG" (here, next to this marker); Columbia (a few steps from this marker); Atlantis (a few steps from this marker); Endeavour (a few steps from this marker); The Steamboat Pioneer, 1877 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Scobie Fish & Oyster Company - 1885 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Titusville.
 
More about this marker.
Challenger Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross
2. Challenger Marker
Space View Park is located less than 15 miles directly across from the Cape Canaveral launce pads. The Park is the first and only walk in the nation that honors America’s astronauts as well as the men and women behind the scenes who helped America lead the world in space exploration.
 
Categories. Air & SpaceDisastersExploration
 
3 Space Shuttle Challenger, Final Launch image. Click for full size.
By NASA Photo
3. 3 Space Shuttle Challenger, Final Launch
Space View Park image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, December 17, 2017
4. Space View Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 21, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 20, 2018, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 90 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 20, 2018, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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