Space Coast City Set To Honor Fallen Astronauts

Apollo 1 Mission Crew Members

The City of Titusville’s Flag and Memorial Committee is sponsoring its annual Astronaut Memorial Ceremony on Saturday, January 30, 2010, beginning at 10:00 a.m., at the Astronaut Memorial Plaza, Sandpoint Park in Titusville, at 2 A. Max Brewer Parkway (S.R. 402).   

Space Shuttle Challenger Flight Crew

The Keynote Speaker for this year’s ceremony will be Scott Harris, Senior Anchor for NEWS 13.  Also participating will be Titusville Mayor Jim Tulley, color guard units from local fraternal and civic organizations, the Brevard Police and Fire Pipes and Drums; and local community representatives who will be placing flowers on the plaques of our fallen astronauts.

The Crew of Space Shuttle Columbia

The Astronaut Memorial ceremony is held annually in remembrance of the Astronauts lost in the Apollo, Challenger and Columbia accidents, along with honoring all Astronauts who continue to face the unknowns of space exploration. 

The Astronaut Memorial ceremony is free and open to the public.


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