Commemorating Tragedy

Today marks the anniversary of the Columbia disaster.

From the plaque:
Great Hearts, Hands and Minds
Devoted their telants to her recovery, reconstruction and preservation.
We honor Columbia, the crew of STS-107 and their loved ones.

It seems like alot longer than just 2 years ago. And I seem to remember Challenger's disaster alot more clearly, maybe because it happened while I was in high school and we were more forced to confront it and deal with it.

I will be taking a few moments today to honor our fallen heroes and explorers.