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Offline jjnodice

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Re: Crippen's moving tribute to Columbia
« Reply #20 on: 02/01/2010 01:27 PM »
Hail Columbia!

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Re: Crippen's moving tribute to Columbia
« Reply #21 on: 02/01/2011 06:24 PM »
Bumped for 8th Anniversary of STS-107. Hail Columbia.


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Re: Crippen's moving tribute to Columbia
« Reply #23 on: 02/01/2012 04:20 PM »
Bumped for 9th Anniversary of STS-107. The best tribute to a great ship and a great crew.  Hail Columbia.

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Re: Crippen's moving tribute to Columbia
« Reply #24 on: 02/01/2012 04:27 PM »
Still brought tears to my eyes, Hail Columbia
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Re: Crippen's moving tribute to Columbia
« Reply #25 on: 02/07/2012 08:55 AM »
I remember finding a Columbia tribute video that sampled part of this speech, and Missing by Evanesence as the main theme, on this site but can't seem to find it again. This was years ago though so it may no longer be around. If anyone knows any more though I'd be grateful!

Thanks,

James

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Re: Crippen's moving tribute to Columbia
« Reply #26 on: 02/07/2012 09:16 AM »
Spoke too soon! Link below for anyone else interested.

http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=6454.0

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Re: Crippen's moving tribute to Columbia
« Reply #27 on: 02/07/2012 03:41 PM »
Spoke too soon! Link below for anyone else interested.

http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=6454.0

Wow yeah. I forgot how amazing that was. Damn, that was moving.

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Re: Crippen's moving tribute to Columbia
« Reply #28 on: 01/31/2013 10:28 PM »
Bumped for 10th Anniversary.

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Re: Crippen's moving tribute to Columbia
« Reply #29 on: 02/01/2013 10:02 AM »
It was a very moving moment ten years ago, and watching it again today I'm still fighting back my tears.

It was - again - the loss of seven extraordinary men and women.

And it was - again - the loss of a fine ship.

And it was the beginning of the end of the Space Shuttle program and - as it stands right now - the beginning of an age of great uncertainty for the manned U.S. space program.

Let's hope all parties involved finally can live up to the legacy left by Columbia - the first of her kind.

Hail Columbia!
« Last Edit: 02/02/2013 09:57 PM by Ares67 »

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Re: Crippen's moving tribute to Columbia
« Reply #30 on: 02/01/2013 10:05 AM »
I post this on my Facebook profile every February 1st.  CAPT Crippen's words say it best.
<----First launch of DISCOVERY, STS-41D!!!!

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Re: Crippen's moving tribute to Columbia
« Reply #31 on: 07/22/2013 12:26 PM »
Still chokes me up everytime I watch this, the fact that he honored Columbia as a part of him and as a living soul, just as her crew.
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