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February 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

Eleven years ago today, the Space Shuttle Columbia was tragically lost with all hands on reentry. – Mission Commander Col. Richard “Rick” Husband, USAF, a [read more...]

Jesse Brown

February 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

Jesse LeRoy Brown was born in 1926 to a schoolteacher and a warehouse laborer in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Suffering through the ravages of the Great Depression like [read more...]


January 28, 2014 // 0 Comments

On this day in aviation history in 1986, the Space Shuttle Challenger was lost with all hands shortly after liftoff. The 7-strong crew of STS-51-L included: -Mission [read more...]

Apollo 1

January 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

Today, Milaviate remembers the men of Apollo 1 who lost their lives in a fire in the command module during a training exercise in 1967. Military aviation and manned space [read more...]