William C. McCool, Commander, USN (Deceased)

        Official NASA biography can be found at: http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/mccool.html

        A statue of Willie can be found in the Lubbock, TX War Memorial Park, located at 83rd street and Memphis.

The Columbia shuttle mission that Rick and Willie were killed on was mission STS-107.  A gallery of photos from that mission (official NASA site) can be found at:  http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/gallery/images/shuttle/sts-107/ndxpage1.html

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