I didn’t realize that all seven astronauts on Columbia were of different faiths; this BeliefNet reportage does a lovely job with that. A quietly affecting piece. In related clippings, the Palm Beach News ran a gorgeous piece of commentary on how very unsettling it is to see engineers cry, and why Milt Heflin describing last Saturday as “a bad day” was more profound than anything written by any of the reporters to which he was speaking.


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