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Old 02-01-2003, 09:45 AM
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A bad start to the new year

Today we lost another Space Shuttle.

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Old 02-01-2003, 10:02 AM
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We heard it here. Sounded like something hit the roof and rolled down. A sad day.
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Old 02-01-2003, 10:03 AM
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Just watched the news

Thats insane. We lost the Columbia! Oddly enough with the first Israeli in Space on board...
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Old 02-01-2003, 10:04 AM
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This sucks! The Columbia was the first shuttle to go up as well. I wonder if the pilot's escaped?
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Old 02-01-2003, 10:13 AM
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I always feel extra sad when we lose astronauts. They used to be my heroes when I was a kid. They were my "guys."
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Old 02-01-2003, 10:19 AM
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I agree it's very sad. They need to do something about the shuttles the age is catching up with them problems have been increasing and I do not feel that it's worth the risk of human life.
I don't think the pilot's escaped because it was 39 miles up according to what they are saying now.
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Old 02-01-2003, 10:21 AM
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WTF!

Just rolled out of the rack, hadn't even turn on the TV. During reentry or what????
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Old 02-01-2003, 10:38 AM
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Now 90 minutes later, the debris trail is visible on the weather radar extending from Dallas to southeast of Tyler, TX.
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Old 02-01-2003, 11:26 AM
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Angry Space Shuttle Disaster

I just got the news that the Space Shuttle " COLUMBIA " has disintegrated upon re-entry over Texas this morning at a speed of 12,500 MPH It is presumed that all is lost.
MY HEART-FELT CONDOLENCES TO ALL THE ASTRONAUTS & FAMILIES
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Old 02-01-2003, 11:55 AM
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:(

I saw that and had flashbacks of sitting i 11th grade classes watching it. It really made me feel bad and I started thinkng about 911 all over again.
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Old 02-01-2003, 12:11 PM
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What a terrible loss.. these guys/gals were the best of the best.
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Old 02-01-2003, 12:34 PM
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Yea, President Bush certainly has his hand full right now !!!!!!!
I noticed that you are from Charm City, I grew there, Great Place !
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Old 02-01-2003, 01:05 PM
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It is tragic, but I am reminded of just how few astronauts have lost their lives. The safety record of the Shuttle Program is incredible.

Truth be told, I'd rather check on the shuttle 39 miles out than be blind sided by some drunk driver. They lived well, and they died well.

Poor families...
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Old 02-01-2003, 02:41 PM
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It's terrible I woke up and my mom called me and told me about it. It's a sad day for America and the world
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Old 02-01-2003, 03:09 PM
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It's very sad. Real heroes always pursuing to expand mankind knowledge. Feel sorry for the families and their kids.

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