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Challenger Park - Monument, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Designer:
Day, John  Search this
Landscape architect:
Gorriero, Guy  Search this
Carver:
Beck & Beck, Inc.  Search this
Fabricator:
Day & Applegate Monument Service  Search this
Subject:
McNair, Ronald E  Search this
Onizuka, Ellison S  Search this
Resnik, Judith A  Search this
Jarvis, Gregory  Search this
McAuliffe, Sharon Christa  Search this
Smith, Michael J  Search this
Scobee, Francis R  Search this
Medium:
Monument: Faystone black granite, polished; Base: concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Stele
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Ilion Kiwanis Ilion New York
Located Challenger Park West Main Street Ilion New York
Date:
Dedicated Sept. 13, 1993
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, New York survey, 1994.
Summary:
A stele engraved with an image of the space shuttle Challenger surrounded by portraits of the seven astronauts who died when it exploded on Jan. 28, 1986. The stele tapers to a point at the top and rests on a low rectangular base. The stele is flanked by two benches, seven evergreen trees, and two flagpoles. Around the perimeter are seven metal plaques each stamped with the name of one of the seven challenger astronauts and the names of those who donated funds.
Topic:
History--United States--Space Program  Search this
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Portrait female--Bust  Search this
Portrait male  Search this
Architecture--Vehicle--Spacecraft  Search this
Occupation--Transportation--Astronaut  Search this
Occupation--Education--Teacher  Search this
Control number:
IAS NY000424
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_330169