Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB)
- The CAIB
Charter outlines the purpose of the board and its members.
- Biographies of the Columbia Accident
Investigation Board Members.
- The following documents were created based on information provided
in documents by the Columbia Accident Investigation Board.
CAIB Synopsis was written by Jennifer Troxell of the NASA History
Office and provides a brief overview of the CAIB and its recommendations.
- The Columbia
Recommendation Spreadsheet was compiled by Jennifer Troxell
of the NASA History Office and connects the CAIB findings with the
various recommendations presented in the CAIB report.
- CAIB Preliminary Recommendations.
Recommendations from the CAIB published in advance of the final report.
- This STS-107 Working Scenario was created by the CAIB and NASA’s
Accident Investigation Team. It documents known facts about the accident,
includes timelines, and also presents relevant historical information
about the STS-107 mission. It originally appeared on the CAIB Web site.
- The Foam
Impact Velocity Demonstration document details the process by which
the CAIB determined the debris impact speed on the orbiter. It originally
appeared on the CAIB Web site.
- The CAIB Report. All six volumes
of the report available for download.