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  Space shuttle disaster
New Yorkers see the news that space shuttle Columbia has broken up on re-entry into our atmosphere, killing seven astronauts
1/10 New Yorkers see the news that space shuttle Columbia has broken up on re-entry into our atmosphere, killing seven astronauts
News spreads: People read the news about the explosion on big video screens at Frankfurt train stations
2/10 News spreads: People read the news about the explosion on big video screens at Frankfurt train stations
The US space shuttle tragically broke up on re-entry, 15 minutes before it was due to land. Columbia was NASA's oldest shuttle
3/10 The US space shuttle tragically broke up on re-entry, 15 minutes before it was due to land. Columbia was NASA's oldest shuttle
Seven astronauts were aboard, including the first ever Israeli astronaut
4/10 Seven astronauts were aboard, including the first ever Israeli astronaut
Spectators expecting to see the landing at Cape Canaveral were shocked to hear the news
5/10 Spectators expecting to see the landing at Cape Canaveral were shocked to hear the news
On board was the Indian-born astronaut Kalpana Chawla.  She was the US mission specialist
6/10 On board was the Indian-born astronaut Kalpana Chawla. She was the US mission specialist
A family in Bombay sit in front of a TV to watch the news about Columbia
7/10 A family in Bombay sit in front of a TV to watch the news about Columbia
And in Patna, India, worried families wait to hear of more news about the shuttle
8/10 And in Patna, India, worried families wait to hear of more news about the shuttle
In Israel, TV salesmen watch the breaking news of the disaster
9/10 In Israel, TV salesmen watch the breaking news of the disaster
At the White House in Washington, the American flag flies at half-mast out of respect for those who lost their lives
10/10 At the White House in Washington, the American flag flies at half-mast out of respect for those who lost their lives

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