Space Shuttle Columbia Disaster as seen through AH-64 Apache camera

Feb 01 2014 - 3 Comments

11 years ago today, Space Shuttle Columbia broke apart while entering higher atmosphere. Attack chopper camera filmed it.

On Feb. 1, 2003, two RNlAF (Royal Netherlands Air Force) pilots were training on an AH-64D Longbow Apache helicopter out of Fort Hood, Texas at about 100 feet above ground when they witnessed and recorded with the attack chopper’s onboard camera the dramatic footage of the Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrating on its way back to the Kennedy Space Center at the end of STS-107 mission.


H/T Chris Venticinque for sending this over.


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