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Beyoncé Responds To Controversial Challenger Audio Used In XO! Read Her Statement HERE!

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We think Queen Bey can do no wrong…well, at least intentionally!

After receiving some backlash for including an audio transmission from the Challenger explosion in her song XO, Beyoncé issued a statement explaining its inclusion:

"My heart goes out to the families of those lost in the Challenger disaster. The song XO was recorded with the sincerest intention to help heal those who have lost loved ones and to remind us that unexpected things happen, so love and appreciate every minute that you have with those who mean the most to you. The songwriters included the audio in tribute to the unselfish work of the Challenger crew with hope that they will never be forgotten.”

We think that this is a pretty flawless explanation. Sure, she's self professed to be No Angel, but this seemed like the appropriate response, no?

All in all, we know you didn't mean any harm!

Meanwhile, June Scobee Rodgers, widow of Challenger Space Shuttle Commander Dick Scobee and one of the founders of the Challenger Center for Space Science Education, was "disappointed" with the Bey:

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Starships In The Sky! Endeavor Space Shuttle Stops Productivity In Los Angeles

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Everyone in El Lay was freaking the eff out!!

People went to their rooftops this afternoon to get the best sighting of the Endeavor space shuttle as it made its zany loop de loop on top of a 747 around Tinsel Town.

The shuttle spent crazy time in space before making its final landing at LAX on Friday — marking the end of NASA's space shuttle program. Sadface!

But what a great finale!!

As Endeavor taxied on in at the United Airlines hangar, one man popped out of the cockpit's roof to wave an American flag while bystanders' emotions began to pour out.

One viewer at LAX

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American Astronaut Sally Ride Passes Away At 61

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Sally Ride Passes On At 61 Astronaut American Hero Scientist Dies of Pancreatic Cancer

She was a pioneer in the truest sense of the word.

Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, has died at 61.

She struggled with pancreatic cancer for nearly a year-and-a-half but she was a woman used to facing adversity.

NASA exists within an interesting overlap between

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