NASA Day of Remembrance in Arlington National Cemetery

Feb 06 2017
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NASA Day of Remembrance in Arlington National Cemetery
Robert M. Lightfoot Jr., right, acting administrator of NASA, gives remarks at the Space Shuttle Challenger and Space Shuttle Columbia Memorials in Arlington National Cemetery during NASA’s Day of Remembrance, Jan. 31, 2017, in Arlington, Va. Lightfoot says in a statement, “As we do every year at this time, today the entire NASA Family pauses for a Day of Remembrance to reflect on the legacy and memory of our colleagues who have lost their lives advancing the frontiers of exploration.” (U.S. Army photo by Rachel Larue/Arlington National Cemetery/released)  

NASA Day of Remembrance in Arlington National Cemetery

Feb 06 2017
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NASA Day of Remembrance in Arlington National Cemetery
Robert M. Lightfoot Jr., right, acting administrator of NASA, gives remarks at the Space Shuttle Challenger and Space Shuttle Columbia Memorials in Arlington National Cemetery during NASA’s Day of Remembrance, Jan. 31, 2017, in Arlington, Va. Lightfoot says in a statement, “As we do every year at this time, today the entire NASA Family pauses for a Day of Remembrance to reflect on the legacy and memory of our colleagues who have lost their lives advancing the frontiers of exploration.” (U.S. Army photo by Rachel Larue/Arlington National Cemetery/released)  

NASA’s Day of Remembrance

Feb 01 2016
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NASA’s Day of Remembrance

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, left, and Deputy Administrator Dava Newman, right, face the gravesite of U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Virgil Grissom in Arlington National Cemetery during NASA’s Day of Remembrance at Arlington National Cemetery, Jan. 28, 2016, in Arlington, Va. Jan. 28 marks the 30th anniversary of the Challenger accident, though all of those “who lost their lives while furthering the cause of exploration and discovery.” In addition attendees visited the graves of U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Virgil Grissom and Lt. Cmdr. Roger Chaffee, who were killed in a fire on Apollo 1.

(U.S. Army photo by Rachel Larue/Arlington National Cemetery/released)