Forty years ago today we remember Apollo 1 & her crew.
Apollo 1 astronauts pose in front of Pad 34. From left: Virgil I. Grissom, Edward H. White II, Roger B. Chafee. credit: NASA.
Tomorrow we remember the Challenger & her crew on the 21st anniversary.
Official portrait of the STS 51-L crewmembers: (Back row from left) mission specialist Ellison Onizuka, Teacher in Space participant Sharon Christa McAuliffe, payload specialist Greg Jarvis and mission specialist Judy Resnik. In the front row are pilot Michael Smith, commander Francis 'Dick' Scobee, and mission specialist Ronald McNair. Credit: NASA/JSC.
This Thursday, February 1st on the 4th anniversary we remember Columbia & her crew.
This image of the STS-107 crew in orbit was recovered from wreckage inside an undeveloped film canister. The shirt color's indicate their mission shifts. From left (bottom row): Kalpana Chawla, mission specialist; Rick Husband, commander; Laurel Clark, mission specialist; and Ilan Ramon, payload specialist. From left (top row) are astronauts David Brown, mission specialist; William McCool, pilot; and Michael Anderson, payload commander. Ramon represents the Israeli Space Agency. Credit: NASA/JSC.
"We shall never forget them nor the last time we saw them, as they prepared for their mission and waved good-bye and slipped the surly bonds of Earth to touch the face of God."
Still hurts listening to Reagan's Challenger's Tragedy Address