~A Tribute To Heroes~

 

 

 


"We knew that if we never flew, we'd never crash.  Something in the human spirit sent us flying.  And when calamity occurs, as we knew it would, something else urges us back up there into the sky.  Something makes us go on."

~Charles Kuralt - February 2, 1986 eulogy for the Challenger crew


 

~Apollo 1~

~January 27, 1967~

 

 

Lt. Col. Virgil I. 'Gus' Grissom, USAF; Lt. Col. Edward H. White II, USAF; and Navy Lt. Roger B. Chaffee

 

Virgil "Gus" Grissom, USAF

 

Edward White, II, USAF

 

Roger Chaffee, USN

 

 

~Space Shuttle Challenger - STS-51L~

~January 28, 1986~

 

 

 

Francis "Dick" Scobee, USAF

 

Michael J. Smith, USN

 

Ronald McNair, Ph.D

 

Judith Resnik, Ph.D

 

Ellison Onizuka, USAF

 

Gregory Jarvis

 

Christa McAuliffe

 

 

~Space Shuttle Columbia - STS-107~

~February 1, 2003~

 

"...glistening tear across the face of the heavens."

~Rev. David Waller

First United Methodist Church

Titusville, FL

 

 

 

Rick D. Husband

Rick Husband, USAF

 

William C. McCool

William C. McCool, USN

 

Michael P. Anderson

Michael Anderson, USAF

 

David M. Brown

David Brown, USN

 

Kalpana Chawla

Kalpana Chawla

 

Laurel Blair Salton Clark

Laurel Clark, USN

 

Ilan Ramon

Ilan Ramon, Israeli Air Force

 

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