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updated: 5/18/2013 9:49 AM

Astronaut Lovell to dedicate memorial garden

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Associated Press

CHICAGO -- Apollo 13 astronaut Capt. James Lovell Jr. will help dedicate a Chicago memorial garden paying tribute to the 10th anniversary of the space shuttle Columbia disaster.

Lovell and Chicago Alderman Edward Burke will dedicate the garden and unveil a sculpture representing exploration Monday morning in Chicago. The dedication will be at Columbia Explorers Academy, a neighborhood school in Chicago.

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Community members and more than 1,000 students from the school will attend the dedication.

Feb. 1 was the 10th anniversary of the Columbia tragedy. Seven astronauts were lost when the shuttle disintegrated as it returned to earth from a 16-day mission.

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