On February 1st, 2003, the space shuttle Columbia broke apart over Texas just 16 minutes from touchdown. The disaster claimed the lives of seven astronauts and changed the course of human space flight. This episode is dedicated to those seven astronauts who sacrificed their lives for the progress of all humanity.
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– Flying Drone by Hans Zimmer
– Midnight Special by David Wingo
– Apreludes (in C Sharp Major) by Stars of the Lid
– Forgotten Stars by Sergey Cheremisinov
– It’s Never What It Seems by Matthew Robert Cooper
– Space Task Group by Hans Zimmer
– Drifting by Matthew Robert Cooper
– Divenire by Ludovico Einaudi
– Mission Control by Hans Zimmer
– Afraid of Time by Hans Zimmer
– Expectation by Matthew Robert Cooper
– Highway to the Stars by Kai Engel
– Katrina Outtake by Matthew Robert Cooper
– Perpetuum Mobile by Penguin Cafe Orchestra
All STS-107 audio clips of the Columbia crew members and the mission control team are from NASA’s audio archives.