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In an eerie portent of the events that ultimately doomed Space Shuttle Columbia, an article from Spaceflight Today reveals that in 1988, booster insulation debris caused extensive tile damage to Atlantis that jeopardized the safety of her crew.


NASA launches delayed STS-119 on schedule

by Eric on March 16, 2009

Space Shuttle Discovery on mission STS-119 to the International Space Station successfully lifted off at 7:43pm EDT Sunday. Its primary mission will be to deliver the final solar array for the ISS.