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. For more details, call (562) 231-1200 or go online to

********** Published: January 17, 2013 - Volume 11 - Issue 40