15 Years Since Columbia Disaster UT Arlington Remembers Kalpana Chawla: One Of Their OwnFifteen years ago today, the space shuttle Columbia exploded over Texas. All seven astronauts on board were killed, including one with ties to North Texas.
UTA Honors Alumna Killed On ColumbiaMany parts of Texas have scheduled events to mark the 10th anniversary of the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster, but UTA has a very personal reason to mark the date.

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