Monday, February 04, 2008
Columbia disaster 5th anniversary
Photos and video by Mark M. Hancock / © The Beaumont Enterprise
Hemphill School freshman Adam Nixon plays "Taps" during the 5th anniversary ceremony of the Columbia space shuttle disaster in Hemphill on Friday, Feb. 1, 2008. Seven astronauts died when the space shuttle Columbia broke apart over East Texas in 2003.
Sabine County Memorial Committee co-chairs Marsha Cooper (left) and Belinda Gay (right) talk about moving forward during the 5th anniversary ceremony of the Columbia space shuttle disaster at the Hemphill School.
Please see Shuttle recovery helpers while NASA prepared to resume space shuttle flights. Please also read, "Dreams, not debris..." by Jemimah Noonoo.