Shuttle “Columbia” widows support missions to moon and Mars AP

Widows of two of the seven “Columbia” astronauts say they support President Bush’s plan to send astronauts back to the moon and eventually to Mars. Evelyn Husband and Sandy Anderson addressed Sunday worshipers at their church in Houston. Anderson said her husband Michael always used to joke that they would be the first family on Mars, so “he would have been thrilled.” She added, “I think it is a good thing too.” The widow of Columbia Commander Rick Husband agreed and said that she believes President Bush’s plan will “recapture the imagination” of Americans.