On This Day: Space Shuttle Columbia Disaster

On February 1, 2003, after spending approximately two weeks in space, Space Shuttle Columbia broke apart and disintegrated upon its reentry to Earth's atmosphere over Texas, killing all seven astronauts on board. It was the second fatal shuttle incident in NASA's space program. View this collection of videos to learn about this event and hear from astronauts who were involved with this incident.

Columbia Shuttle Explosion: President Bush's Remarks

President Bush addressed the nation on the loss of the Space Shuttle Columbia as it reentered the earth’s atmosphere.

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