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Wing May Shed Light on Shuttle Breakup

Search crews near Fort Worth find a large segment of wing from space shuttle Columbia. It could provide important clues about the cause of Saturday's disaster. NASA continues to study photos taken by the Air Force in Columbia's final minutes of flight, reportedly showing damage to the craft's left wing. Hear from NPR's Richard Harris.

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Richard Harris
Award-winning journalist Richard Harris has reported on a wide range of topics in science, medicine and the environment since he joined NPR in 1986. In early 2014, his focus shifted from an emphasis on climate change and the environment to biomedical research.