Space Shuttle Columbia

The crew of Space Shuttle Columbia's mission STS-107 take a break from their training regime to pose for the traditional crew portrait. Seated in front are astronauts Rick D. Husband (L), mission commander; Kalpana Chawla, mission specialist; and William C. McCool, pilot. Standing are (L to R) astronauts David M. Brown, Laurel B. Clark, and Michael P. Anderson, all mission specialists; and Ilan Ramon, payload specialist representing the Israeli Space Agency. The Space Shuttle Columbia broke up over Texas during re-entry on February 1, 2003. (Photo by NASA/Getty Images)

NASA To Mark 10th Anniversary Of Columbia Disaster

It’s been a decade since seven astronauts aboard the space shuttle Columbia died in a fiery disaster over the state of Texas. NASA will honor those seven astronauts Friday to mark the 10th anniversary of the disaster.

CBS Miami–02/01/2013

(Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Share Your Shuttle Memories

For most of the past 30 years, NASA has etched memories into the minds of Americans with each of the 135 launches of the space shuttle program. From the iconic first flight, to the tragedies of Challenger and Columbia; everyone remembers something about the shuttle program.

CBS4–07/08/2011

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,540 other followers