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Space: Shuttle Columbia / The Tragedy / Five Questions #721017

CNN Evening News for Sunday, Feb 02, 2003
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(Houston: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Houston: Miles O’Brien) The five questions that NASA must answer about the space shuttle Columbia disaster presented; details given about the shuttle’s final minutes, the significance of the debris that fell off during take-off, the crew’s options for repairing the damage, the significance of the heat tiles and how NASA will put together the data; animated diagram from Analytical Graphics shown. The speed of the information NASA is releasing compared to the “stonewalling” done 17 years ago when the shuttle Challenger exploded noted.

Brown, Aaron;
O’Brien, Miles

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