Officials with NASA say they lost radio contact with the space shuttle Columbia during its approach for landing Saturday morning. Authorities said communications were lost around 9:00 a.m. EST, about 15 minutes before a scheduled landing. NASA said the spacecraft was traveling at an altitude of more than 200,000 feet when communications were lost as the shuttle was cruising toward a scheduled landing in Florida.

Pray for the Shuttle Columbia's crew, and their families: