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Author Topic: New debris found  (Read 2129 times)
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Current Mission STS-41C

« on: August 07, 2011, 10:08:39 PM »


wonder how much more is in their I'll bet their is still a lot of debris in those lakes.

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« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2011, 10:32:39 PM »

Thanks for posting the news here.

Macabre that they found the cryogenic tank from Columbia two weeks after the last Space Shuttle mission. When I saw the picture of the tank I immediately remembered the crew picture of STS-107. What a loss. I really feel sorry for them and their surviving dependants.

About 60% of the Shuttle is still missing. But I think those finds like the cryogenic tank will remain a curiosity. I guess most parts of the Shuttle simply burned up in the atmosphere. But a lot of debries certainly are still hidden in some lakes, rivers and under grass here and there, from which most of them might decompose before somebody finds them.
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