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Near Atchison in Atchison County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Astronauts of the Shuttle Columbia

 
 
Astronauts of the Shuttle Columbia Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 29, 2011
1. Astronauts of the Shuttle Columbia Memorial
Inscription.  
In honor of these
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,
Mission Specialist
Ilan Ramon (Israel), Mission Specialist

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceDisastersExploration. 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 Monastery
Astronauts of the Shuttle Columbia Memorial image. Click for more information.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 29, 2011
2. Astronauts of the Shuttle Columbia Memorial
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(approx. 2 miles away); The 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.) 
 
Astronaut Rick D. Husband image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Nasa, undated
3. Astronaut Rick D. Husband
Astronaut William C. McCool image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Nasa, undated
4. Astronaut William C. McCool
Astronaut Michael P. Anderson image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Nasa, undated
5. Astronaut Michael P. Anderson
Astronaut David Brown image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Nasa, undated
6. Astronaut David Brown
Astronaut Kalpana Chawla image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Nasa, undated
7. Astronaut Kalpana Chawla
Astronaut Laurel Clark image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Nasa, undated
8. Astronaut Laurel Clark
Astronaut Ilan Ramon image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Nasa, undated
9. Astronaut Ilan Ramon
 
 
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.

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Jan. 31, 2023