The Columbia Families Fund is currently gathering donations to provide financial assistance to the spouses and family members of the seven astronauts who were lost in the Columbia space shuttle tragedy on Feb. 1.
The founder of the Columbia Families Fund, Joe Edwards, is a former astronaut who piloted the last American mission to the Mir space station. Edwards flew with Michael Anderson, a crew member on the Columbia, on a 1998 mission aboard Endeavour.
If you would like to make contribute to the Columbia Families Fund, please mail donations to:
Columbia Families Fund
c/o The National Science Center
One Seventh Street
Augusta, GA 30901
Credit card donations may be made by phone:
Ext. 5569 or 5551