Hail, Columbia!

In reading Bringing Columbia Home, the author referred to several videos — a surviving bit of cockpit footage, eleven minutes prior to the disaster, as well as a tribute video created during the recovery period.

“There’s heavy grief in our hearts, which will diminish in time, but it will never go away and we will never forget,” Crippen said. “Hail Rick, Willie, KC, Mike, Laurel, Dave and Ilan. Hail Columbia.

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2 Responses to Hail, Columbia!

  1. grllopez says:

    Thanks for sharing those. I had not seen them. 😦

    • You’re welcome. I love finding stuff like this on youtube. It makes the past come alive again. Listening to air traffic control recordings on 9/11, especially…

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