September 27, 2016

About Us

Mission: The mission of the Thiokol Memorial Project, Inc. is to remember and honor the Thiokol Workers and all those involved in the rescue effort. Towards that end, we shall raise funds to manage the planning, construction and endowment of a memorial, education center and museum to honor the workers and all those that risked their lives to save others.

Goals:

STAGE 1:

  • Annual Commemorative Observance on February 3rd of each year {Anniversary Commemorative Ceremony}
  • Georgia Legislature/General Assembly adoption of a resolution declaring and proclaiming February 3rd an official Day of Remembrance for the Thiokol Explosion Victims.
  • Posthumously award the Presidential Freedom Award
  • Thiokol Workers [30 victims] included in the new Vietnam Memorial Education Center
  • Five year plan to continue planning and raising funds

STAGE 2:

  • 50TH Anniversary {February 3, 2021} Ceremony.
  • Unveil newly constructed Monument, Educational Center and Museum.