Space Shuttle Reaction

POSTED BY: News Department
Saturday, February 1, 2003 - 02:26 PM
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Space shuttle “Columbia” fails to reach its destination. Columbia was scheduled to land in Florida at 9:16 a.m. Eastern time. The shuttle was carrying seven astronauts one of which was Israel’s first. NASA lost contact with the shuttle as it passed over the Dallas-Fort Worth area around 9:00 a.m. As videos show it appeared that there were multiple trails from the shuttle as it moved across the sky. The space agency says the shuttle was traveling at more than 12-thousand miles an hour at an altitude of more than 200-thousand feet at last contact. Its unknown at this time whether the shuttle has broken up, exploded, or crashed.

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