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The Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrated over Texas on the morning of Saturday, February 1, 2003. The crew included U.S. astronauts Rick Husband, Kalpana Chawla, William McCool, Michael Anderson, David Brown and Laurel Clark and Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon. We invite you to sign this Guest Book and share condolences for the entire crew.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Steve Jobs saw the future and led the world to it. He moved technology from garages to pockets, took entertainment from discs to bytes and turned gadgets into extensions of the people who use them. Jobs, who founded and ran Apple, told us what we needed before we wanted it. "To some people, this is like Elvis Presley or John Lennon. It's a change in our times. It's the end of an era," said Scott Robbins, 34, a barber and an Apple fan. "It's like the end of the...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — When George Tiller was young he dreamed not of being one of the most visible and strident advocates for abortion rights, but of becoming a dermatologist. The 67-year-old physician, who was shot and killed Sunday in his church, had said his path was altered by a 1970 plane crash that killed his father, mother, sister and brother-in-law. The former Navy flight surgeon was left with his father's family practice in Wichita, and he soon learned a secret. One of his...
Randy Pausch Obituary (AP News)

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Randy Pausch said obstacles...

Neil Armstrong Obituary (AP News)

CINCINNATI (AP) - Neil Armstrong was a quiet...

Jonathan Drummond-Webb Obituary (AP News)

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Dr. Jonathan...

Kevin Granata Obituary (AP News)

Kevin Granata Professor, Engineering Science &...

Jerri Nielsen Obituary (AP News)

BOSTON (AP) — Dr. Jerri Nielsen FitzGerald, who...

Sally Ride Obituary (AP News)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sally Ride, who blazed trails...

Stephen Hawking Obituary (AP News)

Stephen Hawking, one of the world's best-known...

Derek Jacobs Obituary (AP News)

BOCA RATON, Fla. - A teen engineering prodigy who...

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