Remembrance Week Pays Tribute to NASA’s Three Fallen Astronaut Crews
NASA pays tribute to the crews of Apollo 1 and space shuttles Challenger and Columbia
Today, Feb. 1, concludes the most somber week in NASA history as we remember the fallen astronauts who gave their lives exploring space so that others could reach to the stars – venturing further than ever before!
In the span of a week three crews of American astronauts made the ultimate sacrifice and have perished since 1967. They believed that the exploration of space was worth risking their lives for the benefit of all mankind.(…)
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