PBS NewsHour

Reflecting on the shuttle Columbia disaster 20 years later

Clip: 02/01/2023 | 7m 9s | Video has closed captioning.

Wednesday marks 20 years since the space shuttle Columbia disintegrated on its way home. The tragedy not only killed all seven astronauts on board but also was the beginning of the end for the space shuttle program and changed how we explore space now. Science correspondent Miles O'Brien spoke with retired astronaut and Senator Mark Kelly about the Columbia disaster.

Aired: 02/01/23

Rating: NR

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