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  • This Columbia Chronology outlines some of the major accident-related flight events of STS-107. It was compiled by Jennifer Troxell in the NASA History Office from the Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB) Report Volume 1, the CAIB STS-107 Mishap Investigation-Master Time Line, and the Statement for the Record of Administrator Sean O’Keefe, NASA Administrator, at a joint session of the House Committee on Science Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics and Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on February 12, 2003.

  • The STS-107 Timeline-Rev 15 outlines the reentry progress of the Space Shuttle Columbia. It was created by the NASA/CAIB Integrated Time Line Team and was used by the CAIB in recreating and analyzing the accident. It is incredibly detailed and is color-coded for nominal and off-nominal events. It originally appeared on the CAIB Web site.
  • The Ground Track, Events Summary, and Sighting Data document was created based on the STS-107 Timeline-Rev 15. It originally appeared on the CAIB website. An acronym list for this report also originally appeared on the CAIB Web site.

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Updated September 17, 2009
Steve Garber, NASA History Web Curator
Jennifer Troxell, Author
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