THIS WEEK IN HISTORY: JANUARY 26 – FEBRUARY 1

This week in history South Carolina native and NASA astronaut Ronald McNair died on January 28, 1986 in the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger. You can learn more about Dr. McNair and space exploration in the library’s online reference materials by clicking here.

In 2011 the Ronald E. McNair Life History Center was opened in Lake City, South Carolina which honors Dr. McNair’s life.

McNair

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