January 30, 2013
Alexandria resident Col. Nathan “Chili” Lindsay is shown July 21, 2011 in front of the Space Shuttle Atlantis at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The Atlantis mission STS-135 brought to an end the 30-year space shuttle program.
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Remembering the Space Shuttle Columbia.
He was just 16 minutes from home. As a mission specialist aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia, Arlington native David Brown was going through final landing preparations aboard STS-107 to conclude what for 16 days had been a routine mission. At 9 a.m. on Feb. 1, 2003, that changed.