The Columbia Crew Survival
Investigation Report, a comprehensive study of crew safety equipment and procedures
used during the space shuttle Columbia accident with recommendations for improving the safety of all future human spaceflights was released on December 30, 2008.
The Mission Overview gives background information on the Columbia
STS-107 mission. It originally appeared at http://www.nasa.gov/columbia/mission/index.html
on the NASA Web site.
- The Columbia
Sensor Diagrams are a series of PowerPoint slides that were originally
located on the NASA Human Space Flight STS-107 Investigation Reference
Page. These diagrams were presented by NASA to the CAIB on March 17,
- The Shuttle
Recovery Operations Map depicts the Columbia debris search
area. The map was originally located on the NASA Human Space Flight
STS-107 Investigation Reference Page.
- Columbia NASA Press Releases.
This page contains a number of press releases related to the STS-107
flight, accident, recovery efforts, and memorials.
Executive Branch Documents
- The Executive Branch page contains
some of the statements made by the President and the Vice President
in the wake of the Columbia accident.