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Monument Honors Black Columbia Astronaut

Creighton University in Nebraska has dedicated a memorial to Lt. Col. Michael Anderson, one of the astronauts killed when the space shuttle Columbia broke apart during re-entry in February 2003. NPR's Allison Keyes details the latest honor accorded one of a handful of African-American astronauts.

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Allison Keyes is an award-winning journalist with almost 20 years of experience in print, radio, and television. She has been reporting for NPR's national desk since October 2005. Her reports can be heard on Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition Sunday.
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