Investigators Consider Possible Causes of Shuttle Disaster

Article written: 10 Feb , 2003
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NASA investigators have come up with several theories of what could have caused the destruction of the space shuttle Columbia. They’re currently considering whether a block of ice formed on the shuttle’s wing while it was in space. This could have broken off during re-entry and damaged the spacecraft. Another theory suggests that the shuttle collided with a piece of orbital debris.


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