Ten years ago, Columbia exploded over the Texan sky

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NASA commemorated on Friday the accident on the Columbia space shuttle, in which seven astronauts died a decade ago, a tragedy that marked the beginning of the end for space travel and led to a whole refurbishing of the special program in the United States. The space agency in the United States will remember the seven astronauts which pssed away in the explosion on February 1, 2002, as well as the three Apolo 1 austronauts that died in January 1967 and the seven members of the Challenger in 1986. The Challenger exploded on January 28, 1986, 74 seconds after takeoff from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
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