Now hours after the event, everyones worst fears have been confirmed. All seven Astronauts lost their lives some 15 minutes before they would of landed safely after a 15 day mission that started on January 16th.
Many people have commented in the original story we put up (2nd under this one) unfortunately not all the comments made reflect the general feeling here at Neowin today. We will address these matters because I personally do not believe that the Internet may continue to be faceless excuse to make remarks that do damage on our community. Something we strive daily to better and protect.
Due to the large amount of comments I have decided to include US President George W Bushs speech here (in read more)
News source: CNN
Our deepest condolences, prayers and sympathy go out to the families of Shuttle Crew STS-107:
Colonel Rick Husband
Lieutenant Colonel Michael Anderson
Commander Laurel Clark
Captain David Brown
Commander William McCool
Dr. Kalpana Chawla
Colonel Ilan Ramon (Israeli)
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