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Space Shuttle Columbia Fuel Tank Found in Dried Up Texas Lake

Posted August 2nd, 2011 at 9:10 pm (UTC-5)
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The severe drought in eastern Texas has exposed a grim artifact. A piece of the ill-fated Space Shuttle Columbia was found in a dried-up lake north of Houston, Texas. NASA engineers confirm that the large globe-shaped piece was one of 18 fuel tanks that plunged to Earth or disintegrated when Columbia broke apart upon reentry […]

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