Space Shuttle Columbia Facts:
- NASA's first space shuttle.
- On it's last flight disintegrated over Palestine, Texas (February 1st, 2003) during re-entry into the Earth's atmosphere
- The seven crew lost their life.
- On February 2, 2004, a living memorial to the STS-107 crew members was dedicated at Arlington National Cemetery, in Arlington County, Virginia.
- Commander: Rick D. Husband
- Pilot: William C. McCool
- Mission Specialist: David M. Brown
- Mission Specialist: Kalpana Chawla
- Mission Specialist: Laurel Clark
- Payload Commander: Michael P. Anderson.
- Payload Specialist: Ilan Ramon
- See official NASA portrait (below).
Top Image by wallyg (cc)
Bottom Image NASA Public Domain.
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