So, why did we choose to build the CMSC in Downey, CA? Over the years, Downey has played a huge roll in the history of flight technology and aerospace engineering. In fact, the Apollo space capsules were built just across the street from our current location, in what is now Downey Studios. Learn more at our Downey’s Aerospace History pages.
And find out more about the crew members of STS-107 and the Space Shuttle Columbia by clicking the photos and links to the right.
While you’re here, check out some of our extensive links to space exploration resources and further your space knowledge.