The BEST episodes of Challenger: The Final Flight

Every episode of Challenger: The Final Flight ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Challenger: The Final Flight!

This docuseries chronicles the buildup and aftermath of the devastating Space Shuttle Challenger disaster on Jan. 28, 1986.

Last Updated: 1/18/2023Network:Netflix
Nothing Ends Here
131 votes

#1 - Nothing Ends Here

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/16/2020

Challenger's shocking explosion devastates the families of the crew as well as millions watching live, and an investigation puts NASA on the defensive.

A Major Malfunction
125 votes

#2 - A Major Malfunction

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/16/2020

After several delays, the crew prepares for launch as engineers and NASA officials tensely discuss concerns about the O-rings and a cold weather launch.

134 votes

#3 - HELP!

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/16/2020

To revive public interest, NASA chooses teacher Christa McAuliffe to be the first civilian on the Shuttle. Issues with the solid rocket boosters linger.

Space for Everyone
150 votes

#4 - Space for Everyone

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/16/2020

The new Space Shuttle program captivates America and draws a diverse, determined crop of astronauts. But safety issues arise out of public view.

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