As a 19 year old, Jeffrey witnessed firsthand and shot on Super 8 movie film the 1986 Challenger explosion at Kennedy Space Center. The footage is the only known footage to be shot on "movie" film and has been used in several documentaries depicting the tragedy.

A few documentaries that have since used the footage include: 

Jeffrey released the footage publicly through the Huffington Post in 2012.  The footage created a weeklong internet sensation and landed not only on National TV but in International markets as well.  

NBC news, CNN,  and the TODAY Show were a few of the outlets that featured the footage and Jeffrey was a guest on multiple Huffington Post Live segments speaking about the event.

​Challenger Disaster

January 28, 1986

  • The National Geographic Series, The 80s: The Decade that Made Us
  • The Retro Report - A Documentary series for the New York Times 
  • The documentary - Challenger Disaster: Lost Tapes
    • Produced by 1895 Films 
    • Emmy Award winner for Outstanding Research