[Photograph 2012.201.B1198.0093]

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Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "In a photo made from a NOAA weather satellite, the Space Shuttle Challenger (bright spot, center) is shown just after it exploded shortly after launching from Cape Canaveral, Fla., Tuesday. The weather satellite was making pictures every five minutes because of weather conditions in the area of the launch site, including the broken low clouds to the east over the Atlantic Ocean."

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Associated Press January 28, 1986.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection and was provided by Oklahoma Historical Society to The Gateway to Oklahoma History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Oklahoma Historical Society

In 1893, members of the Oklahoma Territory Press Association formed the Oklahoma Historical Society to keep a detailed record of Oklahoma history and preserve it for future generations. The Oklahoma History Center opened in 2005, and operates in Oklahoma City.

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  • Main Title: [Photograph 2012.201.B1198.0093]
  • Added Title: Shuttle Explosion From Space

Description

Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "In a photo made from a NOAA weather satellite, the Space Shuttle Challenger (bright spot, center) is shown just after it exploded shortly after launching from Cape Canaveral, Fla., Tuesday. The weather satellite was making pictures every five minutes because of weather conditions in the area of the launch site, including the broken low clouds to the east over the Atlantic Ocean."

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Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection

The Oklahoma Publishing Company, the parent company of many prominent Oklahoma newspapers, amassed a significant collection of photographs that span more than a century. The wide variety of photographs accompanied stories in the newspapers.

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  • January 28, 1986

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  • June 1, 2015, 10:10 p.m.

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  • Sept. 26, 2016, 12:07 p.m.

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Associated Press. [Photograph 2012.201.B1198.0093], photograph, January 28, 1986; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc521057/: accessed November 20, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.