STS-107: Rescue or repair?
In early 2003 the Space Shuttle Columbia, pride of the fleet and the first to fly in orbit, was lost with all seven crewmembers in a tragic re-entry accident at the end of a highly successful two-week research mission.
KeywordsAerospace Technology Space Shuttle Research Mission
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