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Amoung The Stars

 Amoung The Stars

 The crew of the space shuttle Challenger
honored us by the manner in which
they lived their lives.
We will never forget them,
nor the last time we saw them,
this morning, as they prepared
for their journey and waved goodbye,
and 'slipped the surly bonds of earth'
to 'touch the face of God.'

President Ronald Reagan
from the Oval Office

I think this can be said of all of our fallen Astronauts
and to those looking forward to the next launch
God Bless and may He hold each of you in His loving arms.


Pictures and facts gotten from the
NASA web site

~~Apollo 1~~
Virgil "Gus" Grissom
Edward White
Roger Chaffee
6:31 pm

Francis R. Scobee
Michael J. Smith
Judith A. Resnik
Ellison S. Onizuka
Ronald E. McNair
Gregory B. Jarvis
S. Christa McAulifee
11:39 am

Rick Husband
William McCool
Michael Anderson
David Brown
Kalpana Chawla
Laurel Clark
Ilan Ramon
8:59 am

~~Please Remember~~

This page is dedicated in memory of the
brave men, women, and families
who sacrificed all their tomorrows
for our advancement and in deepest
appreciation of all those individuals
connected with the space program.
Take the necessary time for grief,
but keep in mind there is still much to be done.
We are counting on you as being part of the
American Super Heroes Team.
Know that the hearts of the Nation
are very heavy for the tremendous
sacrifices made and the huge loss
at the passing of these angels of God.
If it is of any consolation
these men and women died
doing what they love
and for something they believed in.

We could all learn a very
valuable lesson from this.
Love and live each day
as though it be your last.
Enjoy this life and experience
each day so that you look back
on yesterday with no regrets
or misgivings.
Never let a day end
with out letting your loved ones
know how you feel
and what a difference they
have made in your life.
And to our brave heroes ...
No, you will never be forgotten
God Speed

ღ KKD ღ

Original by
Donna DeLong Matthews
February 2003

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