public is invited to attend this reverent and patriotic ceremony
Astronaut Memorial Ceremony honors 17 crew members of Apollo 1, Challenger and Columbia who perished in America’s space program.
BREVARD COUNTY • TITUSVILLE, FLORIDA – The annual Astronaut Memorial Ceremony for the 17 crew members of Apollo 1, Challenger and Columbia who perished in America’s space program will be conducted Saturday, Jan. 29, at 11 a.m. at Sand Point Park in Titusville.
The public is invited to attend this reverent and patriotic ceremony that honors the lives and sacrifice made by these pioneers of NASA’s manned space program.
The ceremony includes a keynote address from Shuttle Astronaut, Winston Scott, patriotic songs, a host of city and county dignitaries, participation from the Knights of Columbus, the Civil Air Patrol, a 21-gun salute and placement of flowers on the 17 plaques at the park honoring the fallen space travelers.
An informal reception will be afterward at the American Space Museum in Downtown Titusville. Admission will be free.
The event will be broadcast on the American Space Museum’s social media platforms of Facebook Live, YouTube, Twitch, with audio podcasts live on Google, Spotify and Apple.
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