"Victims of Iran and space shuttles" Top 5 Page for this destination Arlington Things to Do Tip by matcrazy1

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by matcrazy1

I saw these three gravesites, on my picture, that is from the left:

1. Memorial to the Crew of the Space Shuttle Challenger with seven faces of the victims of the space shuttle catastrophy and the following writing:
"In gratefull and loving tribute to the brave crew of the United States space shuttle Challenger, 28 January 1986".

2. Iran Rescue Mission Memorial with the names and dates of birth of the seven victims and the writing:
"In honor of members of the United States armed forces who died during an attempt to rescue American hostages held in Iran, 25 April 1980"

3. Memorial to the Crew of the Space Shuttle Columbia with drawing of the space shuttle and writings:
"In memory of the crew of United States space shuttle Columbia, 1 February 2003".

Address: Administrative Building, Arlington, Virginia 22211
Directions: By metro to Arlington Cemetery station (+ a walk or metrobus) or by car (details in my Transportation Tips).
othercontact: +1 (703) 607-8585
Phone: +1 (703) 607-8000
Website: http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/mrp-map.htm

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Feb 16, 2005
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