Archive - Feb 1, 2003


columbia breaks up

The Columbia, NASA's oldest shuttle broke up during the landing phase. The astronauts on board the shuttle were:
Rick D. Husband, William C. McCool, Michael P. Anderson, David M. Brown, Kalpana Chawla, Laurel Blair Salton Clark, Ilan Ramon.

Ilan, an elite combat pilot was the first Israeli in space. My condolences to the the friends and families of the astronauts, and to the people in the US, Israel, and India. More information at

stop. redesign.

This entry in Douglas Bowman's weblog is about how Douglas observes a fascinating optical illusion. This entry in my weblog is about how Douglas describes this entire experience in a single fascinating hundred and eighty eight word sentence.