In Today’s Deep Space Extra… NASA’s annual Day of Remembrance offered tribute Thursday to those who have sacrificed their lives for the exploration of space as well as their friends and family. Spitzer Space Telescope ends mission of astronomical discovery.
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NASA community honors fallen heroes on 2020 Day of RemembranceSpacepolicyonline.com (1/30): Thursday marked NASA’s annual Day of Remembrance, a nationwide tribute to the men and women who’ve sacrificed their lives to advance the human exploration of space. Dozens gathered at Arlington National Cemetery near Washington D.C. to observe the loss, the Space Mirror Memorial at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) on Florida’s Space Coast, the Johnson Space Center’s (JSC) Memorial Grove in Houston and the other NASA field centers to remember those who died in the January 27, 1967 Apollo 1 fire and aboard the shuttle Challenger on January 28, 1986 and shuttle Columbia on February 1, 2003.
Houston company to train private astronauts at NASA facilitiesCoalition Member in the News – Axiom SpaceHouston Chronicle (1/30): NASA contractor KBR has entered a Space Act agreement with NASA to support the training of private astronauts prepared to launch to the International Space Station (ISS) as part of the ...