20160128 - Challenger 30th (SN) - nwherald

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Sarah Nader- snader@shawmedia.com
Richmond Grade School student Akima Hill, 11, holds onto one of the 17 balloons that were released Thursday to pay tribute to the 17 fallen astronauts from Apollo 1, Challenger and Columbia during a ceremony for NASA’s national “Day of Remembrance” at the Challenger Learning Center for Science and Technology in Woodstock January 28, 2016. This year also marked the 30th anniversary of the Challenger disaster.