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Mapping Shuttle Debris

NPR's John Nielsen reports the search for shuttle wreckage strewn over a rough section of Texas is being made easier by the new mapping techniques used by scholars, and the by the latest satellite tracking systems in the hands of local fishermen.

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John Nielsen
John Nielsen covers environmental issues for NPR. His reports air regularly on NPR's award-winning news magazines, All Things Considered, Morning Edition and Weekend Edition. He also prepares documentaries for the NPR/National Geographic Radio Expeditions series, which is heard regularly on Morning Edition. Nielsen also occasionally serves as the substitute host for several NPR News programs.