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Share Your Memories Of The Space Shuttle Challenger Explosion

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The space shuttle Challenger explodes shortly after lifting off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., on Jan. 28, 1986.

On an upcoming Florida Matters, we're taking a look back 30 years ago, when the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded off the coast of Cape Canaveral, killing the seven crew members aboard.

Where were you during that unforgettable moment? Share your memories with us, and we may use your comments on the air. 

Be sure to tell us your first and last name, and where you’re from. We have a few ways for you to send your memories:

·         Record a short voice memo using your smartphone and email the audio file to us at FloridaMatters@wusf.org

·         Call 813-974-8652 and leave us a brief voicemail

·         Write to us at FloridaMatters@wusf.org

·         Send a tweet to @FloridaMatters

·         Comment on our WUSF Public Media Facebook page

·         Leave a comment at the bottom of this post

We look forward to hearing from you. 

Lottie Watts is our Florida Mattersproducer, and she also covers health and health policy for.