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Today we remember a tragedy that took the lives of seven astronauts, ten years ago, when space shuttle Columbia disintegrated over the Texas sky upon re-entry into the Earth's atmosphere.
NASA will pay 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 on Friday, Feb. 1, the 10th anniversary of the Columbia accident.
Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, has taken her final journey, passing on at the young age of 61 years old.
Comic strip artist Brian Basset has created a drawing depicting his characters, Red and Rover, racing alongside the space shuttle as it lands for the final time.
HAMPTON, Va., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers at NASA's Langley Research Center will be back on the job watching over the space shuttle Discovery during its last mission, scheduled Feb. 24 to March 7.
Citing the need for additional repairs to the external fuel tank of the space shuttle Discovery, NASA officials have once again delayed the lift-off of the STS-133 shuttle mission to resupply the International Space Station.
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