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Nasa has released a detailed report into what happened to the space shuttle Columbia and its crew.
It comes almost six years after the orbiter disintegrated when re-entering the Earth's atmosphere.
The report includes grim details of the crew's final moments as the shuttle broke up over the state of Texas.


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A new NASA report says that the seat restraints, suits and helmets of the doomed crew of the space shuttle Columbia didn't work well, leading to "lethal trauma" as the out-of-control ship broke apart, killing all seven astronauts.
In a graphic 400-page report, NASA further studied the Feb. 1, 2003, shuttle tragedy to help them design their new shuttle replacement capsule more likely to survive an accident.

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