A Tribute to fallen heroes

Today, 26th January 2012, marks the day when NASA pays tribute to its fallen heroes. Men and woman who’ve paid the ultimate sacrifice, their lives, so that the human race can move forward in space.


APOLLO 1 January 27th 1967

Virgil I. “Gus” Grissom
Edward H. White II
Roger B. Chaffee

Space Shuttle Challenger January 28th 1986

Greg Jarvis
Christa McAuliffe
Ronald McNair
Ellison Onizuka
Judith Resnik
Michael J. Smith
Dick Scobee

Space Shuttle Columbia – February 1st 2003

Rick D. Husband
William C. McCool
Michael P. Anderson
Ilan Ramon
Kalpana Chawla
David M. Brown
Laurel Clark

NASA Memorial - Rest in Peace
On a recent trip to the Kennedy Space Centre I took a picture of the plinth showing the names of the fallen. A very moving and sombre place.
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