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William Cameron McCool

  • Birth 23 Sep 1961 San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA
  • Death 1 Feb 2003 Texas, USA
  • Burial Anacortes, Skagit County, Washington, USA
  • Memorial ID 7135426

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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  • Originally Created by: Erik Lander
  • Added: 1 Feb 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7135426
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Cameron McCool (23 Sep 1961–1 Feb 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7135426, citing Grand View Cemetery, Anacortes, Skagit County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .