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St. Lou, MO The Columbia

Discussion in 'Mid West Regional Discussion' started by VoijaRisa, Feb 1, 2003.

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  1. VoijaRisa

    VoijaRisa Jedi Master star 5

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    For those of you who haven't heard yet today (Feb 1st) the space shuttle Columbia broke up over Texas while coming in to land at Cape Canavral Fla. killing all 7 astronauts, including Israli's first astronaut.

    Let all of our hearts and thoughts go out to the friends and family of those involved.
     
  2. _Mike_

    _Mike_ Jedi Youngling star 2

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    The United States of America has now lost a total of 17 brave men and women to the harsh reality of space travel, but we have never lost a man or woman outside of our world's atmosphere.
     
  3. VoijaRisa

    VoijaRisa Jedi Master star 5

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    I just hope that this doesn't discourage interest in space flight and hopefully the government will stop cutting back funding for NASA and give them some money back for improvements.
     
  4. TATOOINEFARMGIRL

    TATOOINEFARMGIRL Jedi Master star 1

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    We need to remember them always, not as accident casualties but as pioneers, intelligent people willing to take risks to make life better for us here.

    All astronauts deserve a huge salute from America; both those who've lived and those who've died in the line of duty.

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  5. dudeman

    dudeman Jedi Youngling star 3

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    i tried to make a saluting dude, but it didnt look too good...
     
  6. EMERALD_GREENE

    EMERALD_GREENE Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Our thoughts & prayers go out to the families of that brave crew.
     
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