Thunderstorms Delay Shuttle Test

Article written: 6 Jun , 2003
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Thunderstorms in Texas have forced investigators to push back a crucial test to determine if foam could actually cause the damage that destroyed the space shuttle Columbia in February. On this next test, they will fire a chunk of foam at a real shuttle wing, donated by the space shuttle Discovery. Investigators didn’t want to risk getting their camera equipment wet from the driving rain, so they decided it was best to push the test back.


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