Saturday, January 28, 2012
26 Years Ago Today... The 7 astronauts of space shuttle Challenger lost their lives 73 seconds into flight on a cold January day. 45 years ago yesterday, the 3 astronauts of Apollo 1 perished in a terrible fire during a ground launch rehearsal at Cape Canaveral, Florida. This Wednesday, it will be 9 years since the crew of space shuttle Columbia was lost during re-entry into Earth's atmosphere over Texas. May all these folks rest in peace. NASA's official Day of Remembrance for these fallen heroes was last Thursday.