Space Shuttle Columbia

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On January 16th, 2003, the Space Shuttle Columbia launched on its 28th mission, a scientific expedition that would see the crew spend sixteen days in orbit carrying out research. All went well - until it was time to come home.
Drawing on contemporary news items, witness accounts, and official reports, I'll tell the full story of the tragic loss of Columbia.

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