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The Worst Part Of The Space Shuttle Columbia Disaster Isn't What You Think

February 1, 2003, began as a normal Saturday morning for many Americans, until news began to filter in that a space shuttle had been lost. Before long, TV screens were filled with images of burning debris streaking through the sky, and reporters began piecing the story together. Heat-resistant tiles on the Space Shuttle Columbia's left wing had been damaged, leading to the destruction of the spacecraft, as well as the deaths of seven astronauts — Rick Husband, William McCool, Michael Anderson...

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    The Worst Part Of The Space Shuttle Columbia Disaster Isn't What You Think - Grunge

    The Worst Part Of The Space Shuttle Columbia Disaster Isn't What You Think - Grunge

    February 1, 2003, began as a normal Saturday morning for many Americans, until news began to filter in that a space shuttle had been lost. Before long, TV screens were filled with images of burning debris streaking through the sky, and reporters began piecing the story together. Heat-resistant tiles on the Space Shuttle Columbia's left wing had been...

    The Biggest Disasters In Space History - Grunge

    The Biggest Disasters In Space History - Grunge

    Whether they're the results of serious miscalculations, human arrogance and obstinacy, or just freak accidents that nobody foresaw, there are numerous examples of space exploration-related incidents that led to deaths — tragedies that, more often than not, could have been prevented. Here are some of the biggest disasters in space history...

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