posted 05-07-2005 11:29 PM
Coverage of today's Willie McCool statue unveiling from LubbockOnline.com:
A Hero's Legacy
Dedication ceremonies to unveil sculpture as local tribute to McCool
McCool Tribute Photo Gallery
Astronaut's son humbled by dedication ceremony
Sean McCool smiled proudly as the 18-foot bronze statue erected to honor his father, astronaut Willie McCool, was unveiled to the public. The dedication ceremony was held today in Hueneke Park as artist Eddie Dixon captured the essence of the Coronado High School graduate.
Statue Dedication pictures
McCool's fellow classmate waits turn for space flight
In a single moment, a tragedy linked a nation. As friends, family and supporters gathered to pay tribute to Willie McCool of the space shuttle Columbia, a fellow astronaut waits her turn to venture into space.