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NASA knew Columbia crew could die but chose not to tell them

The flight director said the NASA ground crew knew in 2003 that the Space Shuttle Columbia would not likely survive re-entry, but chose not to inform the vessel’s crew. When faced with the choice of letting the astronauts die trying to come home or leaving them to orbit until their air ran out, high-ranking NASA officials chose to let the Columbia crew die in ignorance of what was to befall them.  More…

Posted by at February 2, 2013
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