View Full Version : Columbia Astronauts Get Mountains on Mars

2005-Sep-11, 12:24 PM
SUMMARY: NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe announced on Monday that seven hills to the east of the Spirit rover's landing site would be named for the astronauts who lost their lives when the space shuttle Columbia was destroyed. The hills are between 3 and 5 kilometres away from Spirit's landing spot, and NASA will submit them to the International Astronomical Union for official designation.

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