The BEST Episodes of Challenger: The Final Flight

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Apr 6, 2021

Network: Netflix

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

A Major Malfunction

#1 - A Major Malfunction

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 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.

star 7.81
100 votes
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Nothing Ends Here

#2 - Nothing Ends Here

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 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.

star 7.80
106 votes
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Space for Everyone

#3 - Space for Everyone

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 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.

star 7.57
121 votes
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HELP!

#4 - HELP!

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 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.

star 7.52
105 votes
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