TRIBUTE TO THE CREWS OF CHALLENGER AND COLUMBIA Forever Remembered memorializes the 14 brave astronauts who perished during the loss of orbiters Challenger and Columbia. This permanent exhibit displays personal items from each astronaut and recovered hardware from both orbiters, including a section of Challenger’s left fuselage with American flag and the framework of Columbia’s cockpit windows. Learn about NASA’s physical recovery of the space shuttles, the emotional recovery from these tragic losses, as well as the agency’s return to flight while emphasizing the importance of learning from the past.
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