The Space Shuttle Columbia

On the 1st of February 2003 the Space Shuttle Columbia tragically broke up on re-entry killing all seven astronauts on board. However, here it is, seemingly unscathed in a Canadian field! It turns out that is actually a full-scale model of Columbia at the “Great Island Science and Adventure Park”. It’s claimed that this is one of only such six replicas1 and the only that claims (rather insensitively) to let you experience “how the astronauts lived”. But it’s doubtful that the experience will be very authentic, as this replica wasn’t built from any designs, instead being based on…

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