Seven die in space shuttle disaster

SEVEN astronauts – including the first from Israel – died today when the Space Shuttle Columbia broke up on its approach to landing in Florida.The disaster happened shortly before 3pm British time as the space shuttle came into land after a 16-day routine trip into space.

SEVEN astronauts – including the first from Israel – died today when the Space Shuttle Columbia broke up on its approach to landing in Florida.

The disaster happened shortly before 3pm British time as the space shuttle came into land after a 16-day routine trip into space.

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