Remembering the crew of STS-107. On February 1, 2003, the seven-astronaut crew of STS-107 were lost when Space Shuttle Columbia broke apart during re-entry. The crew of STS-107: David M. Brown, Rick D. Husband, Laurel B. Clark, Kalpana Chawla, Michael P. Anderson, William C. McCool, Ilan Ramon. Photo credit: NASA
Remembering Columbia: On the bottom row (L to R) are astronauts Kalpana Chawla, MS; Rick D. Husband, mission commander; Laurel B. Clark ,MS; and Ilan Ramon, PS. In the top row (L to R) are astronauts David M. Brown, MS; William C. McCool, pilot; and Michael P. Anderson, PC. On February 1, 2003, during re-entry, Columbia disintegrated over northern Texas with all seven crewmembers aboard. This picture survived on a roll of unprocessed film recovered by searchers from the debris.