A display with pieces of Columbia was set up a few days ago in the lobby of the building I work in.
It’s quite sobering to stand so close to remnants of such a tragedy. And yet it provides a very sobering reminder and memorial.
I thought it right to share with all of you.
Photo collage of reconstruction after the accident:
The text reads, “Everyone that touches a mission, on every level, is responsible for what it represents and the lives that are involved.”
Flight Deck Overhead Switch Panel O17:
Flight Deck Port Aft Bulkhead Window:
Orbiter Translational Hand Controller:
Forward Reaction Control System Thruster:
Left RCC Panel 8:
Left Hand Wing Tip with RCC Embedded:
Left Orbiter Maneuvering System Pod Fuel Drain Purge Panel: