Author to Discuss Book about Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster

Author Allan McDonald will discuss his book, “Truth, Lies, and O-rings: Inside the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster,” during a presentation on April 8 at 7 p.m. in Weber State University’s Lind Lecture Hall Room 125/126.

McDonald is a former director of the Space Shuttle Solid Rocket Motor Project for NASA contractor Morton Thiokol at the time of the accident and led the subsequent redesign of the solid rocket motors.

Following his presentation, McDonald will sign copies of his book, which will be available for purchase.

The event, which is free to the public, is sponsored by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

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