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  Nasa looks into shuttle 'debris'  Florida: Nasa is investigating 2 cases of debris seen falling from the Discovery as it blasted off for Earth orbit   Nasa investigates shuttle failure  Florida: The space agency is hunting the source of a problem that forced it to abort the launch of the Discovery   Mars launch delayed again  Florida: A problem with cork insulation on the rocket forced NASA to scrub its scheduled night launch Seal 'caused' shuttle disaster  Texas: The seal probably broke between protective tiles on the left wing, according to preliminary results Debris suggests shuttle tires blew out  Texas: Tires and debris suggest that the left tires blew out and superheated gases were flowing out of the left wing's wheel well Engineers warned of shuttle wing burning  Texas: The day before the Columbia broke up, engineers expressed concern that its left wing might burn off NASA: debris part of shuttle wing  Texas: A piece of Columbia debris found in far west Texas came from the upper section of the left wing NASA: puncture may be to blame  Texas: Engineers convinced Columbia's left wheel well was punctured, allowing super heated gas to leak into the wing Shuttle recovery teams redeployed. Texas NASA memo warned of tile damage  Texas: The memo noted that debris striking the left wing after takeoff might have 'the potential for a large damage area to the tile' Nasa extends shuttle search
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Unmanned SpaceX rocket explodes after launch Map of Cape Canaveral Florida  Florida: An unmanned SpaceX Falcon-9 rocket has exploded over the Atlantic minutes after lift-off from Cape Canaveral in Florida SpaceX rocket test ends in crash Map of Cape Canaveral Florida  Florida: The American SpaceX firm says its experiment to bring part of its Falcon rocket down to a soft landing on a floating sea platform did not work   Crack found in shuttle tank foam  Florida: Engineers checking Discovery have found a crack in the foam insulation lining the orbiter's external tank Foam 'might have struck shuttle'  Florida: Nasa believes at least one shard of protective foam might have hit a wing of the Discovery   Nasa grounds space shuttle fleet
SpaceX rocket explodes at Cape Canaveral ahead of launch Map of Cape Canaveral Florida

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  Florida: A rocket operated by the aerospace company has exploded on the launch pad where it was being test-fired ahead of a launch

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  Florida: The engineers investigate debris which fell from Discovery's external fuel tank during launch


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  Texas: Experts have extended their search for debris and crew remains across the western United States
Feb.2 NASA probe progressing, assessing data  Texas: Federal investigators formed teams to undertake the task of determining what went wrong when Columbia broke apart Sensors: rising temperatures on Columbia  Texas: In the final minutes something occurred on the craft's left side, significant enough to make the space craft roll to the right Clues sought for shuttle disaster  Texas: Nasa has vowed to leave 'no stone unturned'. police teams scoured large areas in Texas for shuttle fragments Feb.1 Remains found among shuttle debris  Texas: NASA will conduct its own investigation, as will the Congress, and the government is forming an independent commission NASA mourns, seeks answers  Texas: Investigators were working to determine what caused the shuttle Columbia to disintegrate into a trail of flaming debris Space shuttle and crew lost
  Texas: Columbia broke up as it descended toward a planned landing, showering debris across southeastern Texas
 Those killed on the flight were commander Rick D. Husband; pilot William C. McCool; payload commander Michael P. Anderson; mission specialists David M. Brown, Kalpana Chawla and Laurel Clark; and Israel's astronaut, Ilan Ramon. The loss was caused by damage sustained during launch when a piece of insulation broke off

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Jan. 28, 1986 Space Shuttle Challenger disaster Map of Cape Canaveral Florida Florida
  Florida: The NASA orbiter Challenger (OV-099) (mission STS-51-L) broke apart 73 seconds into its flight, leading to the deaths of its seven crew members

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2016-09-01 SpaceX rocket explodes at Cape Canaveral ahead of launch Cape Canaveral, Florida
C. 2015-06-28 Unmanned SpaceX rocket explodes after launch Cape Canaveral, Florida
D. 2015-01-10 SpaceX rocket test ends in crash Cape Canaveral, Florida
E. 2006-07-03 Crack found in shuttle tank foam Florida
F. 2005-07-28 Foam 'might have struck shuttle' Florida
G. 2005-07-27 Nasa grounds space shuttle fleet Florida
H. 2005-07-26 Nasa looks into shuttle 'debris' Florida
I. 2005-07-13 Nasa investigates shuttle failure Florida
J. 2003-06-29 Mars launch delayed again Florida

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