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From the depths of hell, to the heights of space aboard the space shuttle Columbia. A powerful journey of the human spirit.
332 backers pledged $52,175 to help bring this project to life.

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Posted by Dan Cohen (Creator)

Dear Kickstarter Family,

We are at the finish line, “Space Shuttle Columbia: Mission of Hope” (formally known as “An Article of Hope”) will begin airing on PBS stations across the country January 31st, @ 9:00pm eastern time. We are excited to share with you our new web site for the documentary:

Most PBS stations will air the film on the 31st, the eve of the 10th anniversary of the Columbia accident. But some stations are choosing to run it at a different time. To find out when you can see the documentary on your local PBS station click on “schedule” on our web site.

Of special note:

New York – WNET -13 January 31st, 10:30 pm
Los Angeles – KOCE January 31st, 9:00pm
Washington, DC - Maryland Public Television (MPT/22 & MPT/HD) February 6th, 9:00pm    (There will be a later broadcast on WETA  February 17th @ 5:00pm)

Our web site has the full schedule for all PBS stations carrying the documentary. You will also find the Kickstarter thank you page, click on “supporters” on the site.

Our Kickstarter supporters have been a big part of getting us on the air. Now you can help get the word out. Simply share our web link with your friends, post it on your Facebook page, tweet about it, blog about, and of course don’t forget to phone a friend.

You can also keep up to date and post your comments on our Facebook page:

From all of the filmmakers of “Space Shuttle Columbia: Mission of Hope” thank you for your wonderful support!


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