Near Atchison in Atchison County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Astronauts of the Shuttle Columbia
astronauts who perished
serving their country in space
on the Shuttle Columbia,
February 1, 2003
Rick D. Husband, Commander
Wiliam C. McCool, Pilot
Michael P. Anderson, Mission Specialist
David Brown, Mission Specialist
Kalpana Chawla, Mission Specialist
Laurel Blair Salton Clark,
Ilan Ramon (Israel), Mission Specialist
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Disasters • Exploration. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1673.
Location. 39° 31.916′ N, 95° 8.943′ W. Marker is near Atchison, Kansas, in Atchison County. Memorial is in the International Forest of Friendship, off Allenham Drive, south of Warnock Lake. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atchison KS 66002, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Alexander Martin (approx. 0.7 miles away); Frank R. Firth (approx. 0.7 miles away); Atchison (approx. 1.7 miles away); Mount Saint Scholastica MonasteryThe Bridge Over 4th of July 1804 Creek (approx. 2.2 miles away); Birthplace of the Santa Fe Railway Company (approx. 2.3 miles away); 4th of July, 1804 Creek (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atchison.
Also see . . . Space Shuttle Columbia & Crew of STS-107. NASA website entry (Submitted on September 28, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 28, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 943 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on September 28, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.