Space Shuttle Columbia exploded 10 years ago today: Why does no one care?

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by Jon Hein is God, Feb 2, 2013.

  1. Jon Hein is God

    Jon Hein is God New Member

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    It happened on February 1, 2003, and it's almost February 2, 2013 and I haven't heard anything in the news, on Twitter, anywhere.

    Yet I heard a bunch of people commemorating the 27th anniversary this week of the Challenger disaster.

    What gives?

    Anyways, RIP brave astronauts.

    Oh, and let's not forget a Stern show whackpacker whitnessed the explosion:

    [video=youtube;MjgXhhvt5qc]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MjgXhhvt5qc[/video]
    [video=youtube;jXvW4P5jGvM]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jXvW4P5jGvM[/video]

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  2. FCCstandards

    FCCstandards Non-Essential Salooner VIP

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    Ya, it blew up over Texas. I remember. Bad outerwear on the squares
     
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    Icculus Well-Known Member

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    I have ZERO memory of this happening. To be fair, I was living in a dorm smoking an ungodly amount of weed, but it's still news to me.
     
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    Jon Hein is God New Member

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  5. Jon Hein is God

    Jon Hein is God New Member

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    I'm asking because I'm watching a documentary on that crew.

    They all videotaped each other as they bonded and camped out together and trained.

    You can see their final moments on Earth here:

    [video=youtube;uMLMxoGxkOg]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uMLMxoGxkOg[/video]
     
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    suckemnuckledus Well-Known Member

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    It burned up on re-entry! Like Howards cock in Ralphs asshole!
     
  7. Avery

    Avery Well-Known Member Banned User

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    Remember when this was controversial

    [video=youtube;e3mz7koRoeE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e3mz7koRoeE[/video]
     
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    Know why there was only 1 black guy on the shuttle?

    They didn't know it was going to burn up.
     
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    Avery Well-Known Member Banned User

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    I never knew about this Israeli connection. Inneresting....
     
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    SouthernListen I don't follow the crowd. Sorry about that. VIP

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    Columbia stole Challenger's thing.
     
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    It was?:facepalm:
     
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    Scarfo New Member Banned User

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    You know what else happened 10 years ago this February?

    (Listen very closely at 5:17)


    [video=youtube;SIetpe_KAJU]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SIetpe_KAJU[/video]
     
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    sfsn kali Well-Known Member

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    it's all over G+.

    you just aren't looking in the right places
     
  15. Vashier

    Vashier VIP Extreme Gold

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    That was a horrible fire. That 94.5 HJY van was opie and anthony's station when they first started out in new england.
     
  16. telecaster

    telecaster Get Yer Ya Ya's Out

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    I remember the when the Shuttle blew up 27 years ago well. I was in 4 or 5th grade and my class was following the whole thing because there was a teacher going into space. My teacher wheeled in a shitty TV so we could watch the launch and needless to say that didn't go as planned.
     
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    username Well-Known Member VIP

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    The Israeli guy was an airforce pilot. He was part of the only attack on a nuclear reactor that ever have been done in history. The only reason why Iraq didn't get nuclear weapons.

    (BTW. The world should thank US/Israel for stopping the arabs get nuclear weapons. Just a couple of years ago IDF raided the Syrian nuclear test site and demolished. They also hijacked a boat with nuclear material from North Korea.)
     
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    Vashier VIP Extreme Gold

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    I was working as a service tech for a catv company when it happened. I remember going to the first call right after it happened. I grabbed my test TV set and brought it straight in and tell the customer about the shuttle as I set my set up to watch it live. The customer and I sat there for 30 mins watching it before I got around to fixing her problem.
     
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    killallposers VIP Extreme Gold

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    same here. i was in second grade. my teacher had the same name as the one on the shuttle. it was quite the tenses.
     
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    Ipokesmot Well-Known Member Banned User

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    I've heard a lot of reports from former NASA engineers that those things should have never flown, period. They're lucky only 2 blew up.
    Can't believe it was milked for 30 years instead of working on something more advanced.