NASA Kennedy Space Center civil service and contractor workers, along with visitors gather at the Space Mirror Memorial at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida for Kennedy Space Center’s NASA Day of Remembrance. Kennedy Center Director Robert Cabana, Deputy Director Janet Petro, and United Space Alliance’s Vice President for Aerospace Services/Florida Site Director Mark Nappi placed a wreath at the memorial.
The Day of Remembrance honors members of the NASA family who lost their lives while furthering the cause of exploration and discovery, including the astronaut crews of Apollo 1 and space shuttles Challenger and Columbia. Kennedy civil service and contractor employees, along with the general public, paid their respects throughout the day. The visitor complex provided flowers for visitors to place at the memorial. Photo credit: NASA/Dimitri Gerondidakis