(this intro is from the liner-notes to my CD Columbia: We Dare to Dream)
I didn’t know them. I didn’t know their names, or that they had been in space for sixteen days, or that they were called the “STS-107” crew, or even what “STS” meant. But I was sitting next to my piano on the morning of February 1st, 2003 when I heard the news… the awful news that the space shuttle Columbia had just broken apart upon reentry, 200,000 feet high in the skies over Texas, and that the entire crew had undoubtedly perished. It was unfathomable. I hadn’t known them, that crew of seven, but my heart was suddenly searing with pain for their families.
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You can read lots more about Anne’s Columbia album on her home page.
Here’s a convenient entry to listen to my Columbia album if you’re an Apple Music subscriber. (And here’s a direct link to the Apple Music page.)
We’re really thrilled to report that Anne Cabrera has received a Global Music Awards’ “Silver Medal Winner — Outstanding Achievement” award! In fact, she won silver medals in two different categories.
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“Hangar Doors (Rollout)” has a new music video to go with it!
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The latter part of January and early February is potent: it is a time that we reflect upon and honor the fallen crews of Apollo 1, Challenger, and Columbia, and all those who have lost their lives in the cause of exploration. During these days of remembrance, I would like to encourage us all to reflect upon our space heroes while listening to the music of “Columbia: We Dare to Dream.”
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Surprise, surprise! Thanks to NASA astronaut Clay Anderson, my Columbia CD apparently took a little trip to the International Space Station, via the space shuttle Discovery mission STS-131.
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