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...Florence native and USC graduate Marva Smalls is donating the money to the program named after space shuttle astronaut Ronald McNair, of Lake City, S.C.Smalls, 56, is an executive vice president at Via com and Nickelodeon. The scholarships...
USC aerospace program gets $1 million

...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 students from...
Chief of NASA honors fallen astronaut

...were not for Ron," Bolden, a Columbia native who is black, told about 400 people attending the dedication of the Ronald McNair Life History Center. "I stood on his shoulders."McNair died when the space shuttle Challenger exploded 25 years...
NASA investigating possible Challenger piece

...We won't know until we've gone through the records," Ackerman said. Challenger exploded one minute and 13 seconds after launch on Jan. 28, 1986, killing seven crew members, including Ronald McNair, a South Carolina native.
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Community asks state for help with museum

...air-conditioned area include a high school project on tobacco curing and photos and newspaper clippings of the late astronaut Ronald McNair, a Lake City native who died in 1986 when the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded. Renovations have tallied nearly...
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...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 in the 1960s. Mr. McNair was taking his final flight...
Attorney fulfills his grandfather's wish

...and Technical State University in Greensboro, the alma mater of the Rev. Jesse Jackson and the late NASA astronaut Ronald McNair. "I blossomed after I got there," he said, flashing a mischievous grin. During his college years he joined the...
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Small town pauses to remember astronaut a candlelight vigil at a memorial to McNair. The vigil has been held every year since the disaster.Today, the Ronald McNair Life History Center will be dedicated in a former Lake City library that McNair could not even enter growing up. A...
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NASA sets aside day to remember fallen astronauts

...1967, in a fire in their Apollo capsule during a countdown test on the launch pad. Dick Scobee, Michael Smith, Ronald McNair, Judith Resnik, Christa McAuliffe, Gregory Jarvis and Ellison Onizuka, killed Jan. 28, 1986, when the space...
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 Challenger exploded...