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Remembering the 26th anniversary of the space shuttle Challenger explosion (January 28, 1986) with the Challenger memorial in Little Tokyo. The memorial honors astronaut Ellison Onizuka (the first Japanese American to participate in the space program) along with his crew mates. Learn more at http://onizukamemorial.org.  Also, the Little Tokyo-based newspaper Rafu Shimpo covered much of the memorial’s restoration in 2011.

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