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  • 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, 2003.
  • 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.

Congressional Documents

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.
 
 

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