To fallen heroes. . . . . ..

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The Fallen Astronaut - a small figurine placed at the Apollo 15 landing site by CDR David Scott during closeout of the third EVA.  Behind the figurine lies a small plaque with the names of the astronauts and cosmonauts who had died while on active status as an astronaut or cosmonaut.
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Click here for a full listing of the names on the plaque



Sputnik 2 - November 3, 1957
Laika
the only one who's death was planned.....



Apollo 1: January 27, 1967
Edward H. White
Roger Chaffee
Virgil I. (Gus) Grissom.
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Soyuz 1: Vladimir M. Komarov, April 23, 1967
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.Soyuz 11/Salyut 1: June 29, 1971
Georgi T. Dobrovolsky
Vladislav N. Volkov
Viktor I. Patsayev.
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.STS 51-L: Challenger - January 28, 1986
Francis R. (Dick) Scobee
Michael J. Smith
Judith A. Resnik
Ronald E. McNair
Ellison S. Onizuka
Gregory B. Jarvis
Sharon C. (Christa) McAuliffe.
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STS 107 - Columbia - February 1, 2003
Rick D. Husband
William C. McCool
Michale P. Anderson
David M. Brown
Kalpana Chawla
Laurel Clark
Ilan Ramon

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