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Following the Challenger memorial ceremony held in front of the Space Memorial Mirror at NASA Kennedy Space Center's Visitor Complex.

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Following the Challenger memorial ceremony held Jan. 28 in front of the Space Memorial Mirror at NASA Kennedy Space Center’s Visitor Complex, this wreath remains as a reminder of the fallen heroes. It was placed there by June Scobee Rodgers, widow of Dick Scobee, commander of Challenger, and William Gerstenmaier, associate administrator for Space Operations at NASA. They were participants in the ceremony, along with Dr. Mick Ukleja, who gave the invocation; Dr. Stephen Feldman, president of the Astronauts Memorial Foundation; Rep. Dave Weldon and Rep. Tom Feeney; William Potter, chairman of the Board of Directors of the Astronauts Memorial Foundation; William Gerstenmaier, associate administrator for Space Operations at NASA; Jim Kennedy (second from left), center director of KSC; June Scobee Rodgers, widow of Dick Scobee, commander of Challenger; Col. Richard Scobee, son of Dick Scobee and June Scobee Rodgers; Capt. Frederick Hauck, commander of the first mission after Challenger; Dr. Joseph Allen, astronaut and scientist and chairman of the Board of the Challenger Centers for Space Science. June Scobee Rodgers and Gerstenmaier placed a wreath at the base of the memorial. Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett

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  • Title: Following the Challenger memorial ceremony held in front of the Space Memorial Mirror at NASA Kennedy Space Center's Visitor Complex.
  • Location: Kennedy Space Center, FL
  • Owner: KSC
  • Album: cbabir
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