NPR logo

NASA Shows 'Final Moments' Videotape from Columbia

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1178862/1178863" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
NASA Shows 'Final Moments' Videotape from Columbia

Science

NASA Shows 'Final Moments' Videotape from Columbia

NASA Shows 'Final Moments' Videotape from Columbia

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1178862/1178863" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

NASA releases a videotape recorded on the space shuttle Columbia shortly before it broke up over Texas. The portion of the tape retrieved by NASA ends with the orbiter at 250,000 feet, approaching the coast of California. Hear NPR's Robert Siegel and NPR's Melissa Block.

Related NPR Stories