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Titusville in Brevard County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Columbia

Space Shuttle Program

 

—Space View Park —

 
Columbia Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, December 17, 2017
1. Columbia Marker
Inscription. Name Origin:
Boston-based ship that explored the Pacific Northwest during the 18th century.

Flight History:
First flight April 12, 1981.
Columbia was the first Space Shuttle Orbiter to launch into space, flying 28 times. In 2003, on its 28th flight, Columbia and its crew of seven were lost during re-entry.
 
Erected 2014 by City of Titusville/U.S. Space Walk Foundation.
 
Location. 28° 36.864′ N, 80° 48.423′ W. Marker is in Titusville, Florida, in Brevard County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Orange Street and South Washington Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17 Orange St, Titusville FL 32796, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Enterprise (here, next to this marker); Challenger (a few steps from this marker); Discovery (a few steps from this marker); Atlantis (a few steps from this marker); Endeavour (a few steps from this marker); "TFNG" (a few steps from this marker); The Steamboat Pioneer, 1877 (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Scobie Fish & Oyster Company - 1885 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Titusville.
 
More about this marker.
Columbia Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross
2. Columbia Marker
Space View Park is located less than 15 miles directly across from the Cape Canaveral launce pads. The Park is the first and only walk in the nation that honors America’s astronauts as well as the men and women behind the scenes who helped America lead the world in space exploration.
 
Categories. Air & SpaceDisastersExploration
 
Space Shuttle Columbia image. Click for full size.
By NASA Photo
3. Space Shuttle Columbia
Landing at Edwards Air Force Base following STS-28 mission.
Space View Park image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, December 17, 2017
4. Space View Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 21, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 20, 2018, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 128 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 20, 2018, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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