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On Tuesday evening, June was recognized at the Apollo 50th Gala with the Education Award for her commitment to honoring the Challenger crew and inspiring the next generation through the creation of Challenger Center! Read all about the Gala here.

1 month ago

June Scobee Rodgers will be special guest at launch party for new ‘Apollo 11’ film at Imax

“When it was about time for them to step out onto the moon, I woke my children up. We sat down in front of the TV, and we were just cheering. It was spectacular to see. They also showed things like the Eiffel Tower and huge crowds of people watching the event. People were gathered around their TVs in..

2 months ago


Yesterday, June was in Washington DC to attend NASA’s Day of Remembrance at Arlington National Cemetery. Vice President Mike Pence joined NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration Administrator Jim Bridenstine, NASA staff, Challenger Center staff, family and friends to honor the Apollo 1,..

6 months ago

Son of space shuttle Challenger commander remembers tragedy

Today marks 33 year since we lost the beloved Challenger crew. #ChallengerLegacy

6 months ago

President George H.W. Bush was a great leader, but he was also my dear friend, our best teacher and great support for the creation of Challenger Center after the challenger accident in 1986. He encouraged me to work with the Challenger families to take our Challenger Center from a local effort to a national..

8 months ago

Christa’s Lost Lessons

During this year’s annual meeting of Challenger Center Educators, June and our educators spoke with @NASA Astronaut Ricky Arnold aboard the International Space Station and thanked him for helping to complete Christa McAuliffe’s Lost Lessons. #ChristasLessons

11 months ago

Barbara Bush remembered by local wife of Challenger victim

June spoke with WRCB Channel 3 Eyewitness News about the passing of Barbara Bush.

1 year ago

Barbara Bush – A Beloved Woman, Leader, and Friend.

1 year ago

Barbara Bush, you are a beloved legend among women leaders around the world. You have served our nation well as a feisty First Lady, a model wife and mother, as a friend to millions and as a real and caring individual. You are indeed, one amazing lady. And I join with the nation to say, we love you,..

1 year ago

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