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Space: Shuttle Columbia / Tragedy / Challenger Commission / / Kluger Interview #720856

CNN Evening News for Monday, Feb 03, 2003
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(Houston: Aaron Brown) The Rogers Commission hearings into the cause of the 1986 explosion of the space shuttle Challenger recalled. [February 11, 1986, physicist Richard FEYNMAN†- explains the problems with material at 32 degrees.]

(Houston: Aaron Brown) Live interview held with "Time" magazine writer Jeffrey Kluger† about the breakup of the space shuttle Columbia. [KLUGER - recalls the breaking off of a piece of foam insulation during the launch; states his first impulse was "statistical inevitability" & concern about spacecraft fatigue; assesses that NASA has done everything it could within budget limitations.]

Brown, Aaron

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