"We want answers for what happened that day," said Andrew Cooper, Padgett's brother-in-law. "And I think we need to accept that in this life we may never receive those answers."
Oregon teen shooter laid to rest; questions remain →
"I'm sad to see Venus go," electrical engineer Andrew Cooper of the W.M. Keck Observatory told viewers watching a webcast of the transit's final moments as seen from the nearly 14,000-foot summit of Mauna Kea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island.
Silhouetted Venus reminder of solar system's size →