NASA Honors Its Fallen Heroes Today

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observance WILL BE AT Arlington Cemetery

ABOVE VIDEO: Remember the lost crew of Columbia with this video tribute.

NASA.gov — NASA will pay will tribute to the crews of Apollo 1 and Space Shuttles Challenger and Columbia, as well as other NASA colleagues, during the agency’s Day of Remembrance today.

NASA’s Day of Remembrance honors members of the NASA family who lost their lives while furthering the cause of exploration and discovery.

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and other agency senior officials will hold an observance and wreath laying at Arlington National Cemetery today.

The crew of STS-107. Left to Right: Brown, Husband, Clark, Chawla, Anderson, McCool, Ramon

The crew of STS-107: Left to right: David Brown, Rick Husband, Laurel Clark, Kalpana Chawla, Michael Anderson, William McCool and Ilan Ramon (NASA image)

STS-51-L crew: (front row) Michael J. Smith, Dick Scobee, Ronald McNair; (back row) Ellison Onizuka, Christa McAuliffe, Gregory Jarvis, Judith Resnik. (NASA image)

STS-51-L crew: (front row) Michael J. Smith, Dick Scobee, Ronald McNair; (back row) Ellison Onizuka, Christa McAuliffe, Gregory Jarvis, Judith Resnik. (NASA image)

Grissom, White, and Chaffee pose in front of their Apollo 1 space vehicle on the launch pad on January 17, 1967, ten days before the fatal fire. (NASA image)

Grissom, White, and Chaffee pose in front of their Apollo 1 space vehicle on the launch pad on January 17, 1967, ten days before the fatal fire. (NASA image)


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