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Photos: The Columbia Space Shuttle Tragedy

Tree Planting Ceremony for Columbia

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Gen. Jefferson D. Howell Jr., JSC Director, and Doug Brown, brother of Columbia astronaut David M. Brown, participate in tree planting ceremonies with other Columbia family members on April 16, 2003.

Astronaut Ilan Ramon's Wife Participates in Tree Planting Ceremony for Columbia Shuttle Memorial

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Gen. Jefferson D. Howell Jr., JSC Director, and Rona Ramon, wife of Columbia payload specialist Ilan Ramon, participate in tree planting ceremonies as other Columbia family members look on. This image was taken April 16, 2003.

Patti LaBelle at Columbia Memorial Service

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Ms. Patti LaBelle sings at a special memorial ceremony at the Washington National Cathedral, honoring the Space Shuttle Columbia crewmembers on Feb. 6, 2003.

Director of the Flight Crew Operations DirectorateSpeaks at Columbia Tree Planting

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Robert D. Cabana, Director of the Flight Crew Operations Directorate, remembers the crew of Columbia during tree planting ceremonies at the Johnson Space Center on April 16, 2003.

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