In the aftermath of the tragic loss of the space shuttle Columbia and its crew Feb. 1, NASA officials said their resurrection of a program to send teachers into space would continue—though they are reconsidering the program's time frame.

"It's part of NASA's future, and it will continue forward," NASA spokeswoman Sonja Alexander told the Dallas Morning News for a Feb. 3 story. "The program timetable is under review. It's too early to tell what will happen."

When reached by eSchool News, Alexander explained, "At this time we are still


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