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Monument Honors Black Columbia Astronaut

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Monument Honors Black Columbia Astronaut

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Monument Honors Black Columbia Astronaut

Monument Honors Black Columbia Astronaut

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Creighton University in Nebraska has dedicated a memorial to Lt. Col. Michael Anderson, one of the astronauts killed when the space shuttle Columbia broke apart during re-entry in February 2003. NPR's Allison Keyes details the latest honor accorded one of a handful of African-American astronauts.