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NASA Test Shows Foam Could Be Culprit 525

Ben Hutchings writes "The BBC has a report on an impact simulation that aimed to recreate the impact of insulating foam on Columbia's wing. The result was a large hole that probably could not be repaired in orbit even if it was known about."
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NASA Test Shows Foam Could Be Culprit

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