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Vice President to Honor Columbia's Crew at National Cathedral

Vice-President Richard (Dick) B. Cheney will join NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe Thursday, Feb. 6, at the Washington National Cathedral for a private memorial service to honor the dedicated and brave crew of the Space Shuttle Columbia.

The service is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. EST at the historic cathedral, which is known as a national house of prayer for all people. Dignitaries, community and political leaders, members of the NASA family, including current and former astronauts, all will come together to pay tribute to the crew, who died Saturday

The ceremony can be seen on NASA Television and is available on the Internet at:

NTV is broadcast on AMC-2, transponder 9C, C-Band, located at 85 degrees west longitude. The frequency is 3880.0 MHz. Polarization is vertical and audio is monaural at 6.8 MHz

Additional information about the seven astronauts, Space Shuttle program, and the mission of STS-107 is available on the Internet at: