Space Crew Remembrance

For those of you who live/work or will simply be in the Clear Lake Area this Thursday, I’d like to let you know about the following announcement.

CREW REMEMBRANCE AT 10 A.M. THURSDAY
FYI: The flyover will be between 10:01 & 10:05 on Thursday morning.

January 27, 2005 has been selected as a day of remembrance for the lost crewmembers of Apollo I, Challenger and Columbia. In addition, JSC team members are asked to take a moment to remember lost members of our extended NASA family.

Bells will toll 3 times in tribute to the NASA crews:

  • Apollo I – Gus Grissom, Ed White, Roger Chaffee (January 27,1967)
  • Challenger (STS-51L) – Francis Scobee, Michael J. Smith, Judith Resnik, Ellison Onizuka, Ronald McNair, Gregory Jarvis, Christa McAuliffe (January 28, 1986)
  • Columbia (STS-107) – Rick Husband, Willie McCool, Michael Anderson, Dave Brown, Laurel Clark, Kalpana Chawla, Ilan Ramon (February 1, 2001)
After a short moment of reflection, the ceremony will conclude with a T-38 flyover in missing man formation (weather permitting).

A Day of Remembrance event at NASA Headquarters will be televised live on NASA TV at 1p.m. central time. JSC team members are invited to view this program as well.

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