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USC aerospace program gets $1 million

...that Florence native and USC graduate Marva Smalls is donating the money to the program named after space shuttle Challenger astronaut Ronald McNair.Smalls is an executive vice president at Viacom and Nickelodeon. The scholarships will go to minority...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-09-30/usc-aerospace-program-get
Remains of seven astronauts to be sent to Dover Air Force Base

...killed on the space shuttle Columbia will be transported to Dover Air Force Base, the same place the bodies of the Challenger astronauts were taken 17 years ago. The base's Charles C. Carson Center for Mortuary Affairs is the only such military...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/03/nat_374480.shtml
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Remains of Columbia crew found, NASA says, but forensics experts say some questions may go unanswered

...observing a mourning ritual. The remains may be analyzed at the same center that identified the remains of the Challenger astronauts and the Pentagon victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attack, the Charles C. Carson Center for Mortuary Affairs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/03/nat_374488.shtml
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Across South Carolina

...about four hours later, police spokesman Charles Francis said. Museum will honor Challenger astronaut LAKE CITY -Organizers of a museum to honor Challenger astronaut Ronald McNair want to use a library that he couldn't use because of his race...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/27/met_366831.shtml
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Chief of NASA honors fallen astronaut

LAKE CITY, S.C. --- Standing a few hundred feet from the memorial to the fallen Challenger astronaut, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden told hundreds Monday that he owes his career to Ron McNair."He was my very good friend and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-03-21/chief-nasa-honors-fallen-astr
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Discovery blasts off on first shuttle mission since 2003

...Jeb Bush, her brother-in-law, and members of Congress, as well as relatives of the 14 fallen Columbia and Challenger astronauts. They sang the national anthem just minutes before liftoff. "We're really happy to see that there's been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/26/met_459652.shtml
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Lake City remembers 1986 Challenger explosion

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Friends and family of Challenger astronaut Ronald McNair say the explosion Saturday of space shuttle Columbia is a painful reminder of a similar tragedy 17 years ago. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/03/met_374448.shtml
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Lake City remembers 1986 Challenger explosion

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Friends and family of Challenger astronaut Ronald McNair say the explosion Saturday of space shuttle Columbia is a painful reminder of a similar tragedy 17 years ago. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/03/nat_374486.shtml
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Pacific paradise

...for 41,105 American military veterans, spouses and dependents, dating back to World War II. Among them are Challenger astronaut Ellison Onizuka and World War II correspondent Ernie Pyle. Heading east (or Diamond Head, as the locals say...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/28/ent_257478.shtml
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Two large chunks of Challenger wash ashore

...somebody picking at the scab." The discovery also brought back painful memories for Marvin Resnik, father of Challenger astronaut Judith Resnik. But he said: "It doesn't cause me heartache as much as it did. You never forget it, but you...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/12/18/tec_201461.shtml
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