A charred piece of debris believed to be from the shuttle was found in Palestine, Texas. Debris, which officials warned could be toxic, was scattered across east Texas.
Larry Epps shows how close he was to being hit with debris from the Columbia space shuttle at his home near San Augustine, Texas, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2003. Epps said the part missed him by about 15 feet. After the shuttle broke up Saturday over eastern Texas, fragments of the shuttle were sent showering to the ground. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)