Section of destroyed shuttle Challenger found on ocean floor

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NASA's confirming that a large square of debris buried on the ocean floor comes from the Space Shuttle Challenger More than three decades after the challenger exploded killing all 7 people on board including teacher Christa McAuliffe a section of the spacecraft has been detected on the ocean floor not far from cape canaveral It's at least 15 by 15 ft² but it could be larger because some is buried in the sand A NASA manager who confirmed the authenticity says of course the emotions come back the debris was spotted by divers looking for wreckage of a World War II plane roughly 118 tons of pieces from the challenger have been recovered The history channel on November 22nd will air a documentary on the finding I'm Jackie Quinn

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