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Kalpana Chawla died in Space Shuttle -2003

Kalpana Chawla died in Space Shuttle

Judith Resnick - April 5, 1949 – January 28, 1986 - was an engineer and a NASA astronaut who died in the destruction of the Space Shuttle Challenger during the launch of mission STS-51-L. Resnik was the second American woman astronaut, logging 145 hours in orbit. She was a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University and had a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland. The IEEE Judith Resnik Award for space engineering is named in her honor. She was born and raised in Akron…

Judith Resnick - April 1949 – January 1986 - was an engineer and a NASA astronaut who died in the destruction of the Space Shuttle Challenger during the launch of mission Resnik was the second American woman astronaut, logging 145 hours in orbit.

Christa McAuliffe, (1948 - 1986) Teacher/astronaut, she died in the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger

A new one dollar U. coin would honor the memory of space shuttle Challenger teacher in space Christa McAuliffe, who perished in the space shuttle Challenger tragedy in

“They try to paint the picture that I was this downtrodden, ugly girl who was unpopular in school and in life, and then I got this role [in Precious] and now I’m awesome,” says Gabourey Sidibe. “But the truth is that I’ve been awesome, and then I got this role.”

They try to paint the picture that i was this downtrodden, ugly girl who was unpopular in school and in life, and then I got this role and now I’m awesome. But the truth is that i’ve been awesome, and then i got this role.

We got to the moon with a computer less powerful than your cell phone. Humanity is truly incredible.

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Space solar system meme - Funny and True! We got to the moon with a computer less powerful than your cell phone!

The seven STS-107 crew members who died in an explosion of the Shuttle Columbia on Feb. 1, 2003, are: Rick D. Husband, mission commander; Kalpana Chawla, mission specialist; and William C. McCool, pilot. Astronauts David M. Brown, Laurel B. Clark, and Michael P. Anderson, all mission specialists; and Ilan Ramon, payload specialist representing the Israeli Space Agency.

read Higher Calling written by Rick Husband's wife- balled my eyes out!

Photo: This Day in Aviation History January 16th, 2003 Launch of Space Space Shuttle Columbia (STS-107).  STS-107 was the 113th flight of the Space Shuttle program, and the disastrous final flight of Space Shuttle Columbia. The mission launched from Kennedy Space Center in Florida on January 16, 2003, and during its 15 days, 22 hours, 20 minutes, 32 seconds in orbit conducted a multitude of international scientific experiments.  The seven-members of the crew were killed on February 1 when…

On February the Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrated upon reentering Earth's atmosphere, killing all seven crew members.

Astronaut David M. Brown, STS-107 mission specialist, shown on Sep. 25, 2001. He perished in flight on February 1, 2003, when Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrated over northern Texas.

Astronaut David M. Brown, mission specialist, shown on Sep. He perished in flight on February when Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrated over northern Texas.

The first Indian-born woman in space died when the space shuttle Columbia broke up on re-entry.

The first Indian-born woman in space died when the space shuttle Columbia broke up on re-entry.

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