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Shuttle Columbia's Final Mission: Photos from STS-107

Earthview From Space Shuttle Columbia

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This view featuring the southeastern Mediterranean and Egyptian/Sinai Peninsula border was photographed by an STS-107 crewmember onboard the Space Shuttle Columbia.

Astronaut Laurel Clark, STS-107 Mission Specialist

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Astronaut Laurel B. Clark, STS-107 mission specialist, is pictured near overhead windows on the aft flight deck of the Space Shuttle Columbia

View of Southeastern Mediterranean From Columbia

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This view featuring the southeastern Mediterranean and Egyptian/Sinai Peninsula/Israel border was photographed by an STS-107 crewmember onboard the Space Shuttle Columbia.

Astronaut Laurel Clark Looks Out

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Astronaut Laurel B. Clark, STS-107 mission specialist, looks through an overhead window on the aft flight deck of the Space Shuttle Columbia. On Feb. 1, 2003, the seven crewmembers were lost with the Space Shuttle Columbia over North Texas. This picture was on a roll of unprocessed film later recovered by searchers from the debris.

Astronaut Rick D. Husband, STS-107 Mission Commander

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Astronaut Rick D. Husband, STS-107 mission commander, is pictured on the aft flight deck of the Space Shuttle Columbia.

Astronaut Rick Husband on Aft Flight Deck

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Astronaut Rick D. Husband, STS-107 mission commander, holds a checklist as he speaks into a portable microphone on the aft flight deck of the Space Shuttle Columbia.

Earthview of Sinai Peninsula

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This Earth view featuring the Sinai Peninsula, Red Sea, Egypt, Nile River, and Mediterranean was photographed by an STS-107 crewmember onboard the Space Shuttle Columbia.

Astronaut David M. Brown, STS-107 Mission Specialist

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A fish-eye lens on a 35mm camera records astronaut David M. Brown, STS-107 mission specialist, as he peers through a portal window located on the overhead bulkhead in the SPACEHAB Research Double Module (RDM) aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia. On Feb.1, 2003, the seven crewmembers were lost with the Space Shuttle Columbia over North Texas. This picture was on a roll of unprocessed film later recovered by searchers from the debris.

Earthview of Saudi Arabia, the Red Sea, Egypt, and the Nile River

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This view featuring Saudi Arabia, the Red Sea, Egypt, and the Nile River was photographed by an STS-107 crewmember onboard the Space Shuttle Columbia.

Astronaut Rick Husband Near Control Panels

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Astronaut Rick D. Husband, STS-107 mission commander, is photographed near the control panels and windows on the aft flight deck of the Space Shuttle Columbia.

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