A part of the space shuttle Challenger has been found buried in sand at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean.
Destroyed Challenger shuttle section found
A large section of the destroyed space shuttle Challenger has been found buried in sand at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean more than three decades after the tragedy that killed a schoolteacher and six others.
NASA’s Kennedy Space Center announced the discovery on Thursday.
“Upon first hearing about it, it brings you right back to 1986,” Michael Ciannilli, a NASA manager in charge of the remains of both lost shuttles, Challenger and Columbia, said.
In a NASA interview, he said it was one of the biggest pieces of Challenger ever found in the decades since the accident.