View Full Version : Investigators Consider Possible Causes of Shuttle Disaster

2005-Sep-21, 05:20 AM
SUMMARY: 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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