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Breaking News: Space Shuttle Columbia explodes

Discussion in 'After Hours Lounge (Off Topic)' started by Michael D. Bunting, Feb 1, 2003.

  1. Michael D. Bunting

    Michael D. Bunting Well-Known Member

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    More details as they become available.

    www.cnn.com
     
  2. Peter Kim

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    I hope the best for the Columbia.

    CNN is reporting 'multiple targets' or pieces as Columbia is tracked over Dallas.
     
  3. David Brown Eyes

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    Not just reporting but there is some pretty nasty video showing it.


    Space is a dangrous business I will pray for them.
     
  4. Michael D. Bunting

    Michael D. Bunting Well-Known Member

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    Unfortunately, things do not look good - a loud impact has been reported in Texas (according to CNN).

    May God be with the Columbia crew.
     
  5. Ashley Seymour

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    Not Good. My prayers go out to their families.
     
  6. SteveGon

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    Damn, this doesn't look good. [​IMG]

    To the crew of the Columbia: I salute you.
     
  7. Mark Lee

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    Ominous is what I'd call that video. Shades of 1986. Yet another "Where were you when this happened?" moment that I could do without.

    I hope everyone's wrong about this. (Though my heart tells me we're not.) [​IMG]
     
  8. Andrew Grall

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    Damn....

    It is painful for me to watch this. It brings back deja vu feelings from when I was in 6th grade.
     
  9. Dennis Reno

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    This is horrible, just horrible. God bless them and their families.
     
  10. Chuck Mayer

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    This really hurts. My parents just called, and my wife and I cried. It is heart-breaking. My prayers for the crew, their families and friends, and the NASA folks on the ground.

    Take care,
    Chuck
     
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    This is sad indeed, it looks much different than the Challenger did, so it took me awhile to notice the bad signs. I was in 6th grade when we lost the Challenger, I'll never forget that day. This gives me chills all over.

    My prayers to the crew and their family.
     
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    Can't believe what I'm watching, so sad [​IMG]
     
  13. KeithH

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    My mother just called me with the sad news. The shuttle exploded over Texas. I'm watching it on MSNBC. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    OMG this is terrible. My thoughts go to the families of the crew.
     
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    Yep, heavy coverage ongoing. Different shots taken by news crews/regular people as it was flying through Texas

    Brent
     
  16. Reni D

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    I just can't believe it !!!
    My prayers to the families
     
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  18. MikeAlletto

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    I turned off the news. They are all speculating about terrorist this and terroris that, idiots. Nothing new will be known for days now.
     
  19. Reni D

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    I was in my senior year in H.S. and I still remmeber the principle called all of us to the Gym to tell us the bad news. Right now I'm having flashbacks of that sad day.
     
  20. KeithH

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    I was a junior in high school when the Space Shuttle exploded in 1986. I was in study hall in the library when a teacher ran in and exclaimed, "The Space Shuttle exploded! Turn on the TV!". Just awful. [​IMG]
     

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