Challenger Disaster 28 Years Later

CBS—Today marks 28 years since the Space Shuttle Challenger disintegrated over the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of central Florida—73 seconds into flight—killing all seven on board on Jan. 28, 1986 after a booster engine failed. Many watched on live TV hoping to see Christa McAuliffe become the first teacher in space. Read more here.

Farming in the New Age of Drought

“Record rainfall in September brought most us nearly up to ‘normal’ annual precipitation levels, greened up the rangeland, but the rain came so hard and fast that much of it ran off,” reads part of the introduction to the upcoming New Mexico Organic Farming Conference.  Read more here.