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William C. McCool
Birth: Sep. 23, 1961
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA
Death: Feb. 1, 2003
Texas, USA

United States Astronaut. Served as pilot of the Space Shuttle Columbia. On February 1, 2003, NASA lost all communication and radar contact with the shuttle just minutes before a 9:16AM scheduled landing time. A short time later it was confirmed that the Columbia had broken apart over eastern Texas, and that there were no survivors. (bio by: Erik Lander) 
 
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CDR US NAVY
 
Burial:
North Prairie Cemetery *
Washington County
Illinois, USA
*Cenotaph [?]
 
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Originally Created by: Stella Schilling
Record added: Mar 12, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34729148
William C. McCool
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William C. McCool
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Coronado High School "Track and Field", Lubbock Texas was named after Willie McCool who had graduated from the school in 1979.http://www.kcbd.com/story/1468867/the-willie-mccool-track-field
- Barbara Grimes
 Added: Nov. 3, 2016

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 Added: Oct. 7, 2016

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 Added: Sep. 23, 2016
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