Dr. Ronald E. McNair Memorial

E Main ST

Lake City, SC 29560

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Phone: (843) 374-8611

City: Lake City

Region: Midlands

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Dr. Ronald E. McNair Memorial

This memorial is the burial place of Dr. Ronald E. McNair, a Lake City native and NASA astronaut who perished aboard the space shuttle Challenger when it exploded Jan. 28, 1986, seconds after launch from Cape Kennedy, Fla., killing all seven crew members. A seasoned astronaut, Dr. McNair had flown on previous shuttle missions, where he was involved in a number of new scientific experiments.

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