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Shuttle Investigators Say Video Shows Damage to Wing
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Shuttle Investigators Say Video Shows Damage to Wing

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Shuttle Investigators Say Video Shows Damage to Wing

Shuttle Investigators Say Video Shows Damage to Wing
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Investigators say a new video shows more clearly than ever that debris hit Columbia on the edge of its left wing. The Columbia Accident Investigation Board also says it's looking at unusually strong winds immediately after launch, but says it's still unclear what caused the shuttle's Feb. 1 breakup. NPR's Richard Harris reports.

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