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Space center marking Columbia tragedy

DOWNEY – City leaders will commemorate the 10th anniversary of the space shuttle Columbia tragedy Feb. 1 at 10 a.m. at the Columbia Memorial Space Center.
All crew members of STS-107 were killed Feb. 1, 2003, when the shuttle disintegrated while re-entering the earth’s atmosphere.
“On this special anniversary event, we will honor their courage, dedication and commitment to knowledge and space exploration,” city officials said in a statement.
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Published: January 17, 2013 – Volume 11 – Issue 40

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