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Space: Shuttle Columbia / Tragedy / Investigation #721520

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 12, 2003
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(Studio: Claire Shipman) Report introduced.

(Houston: Lisa Stark) Exclusive ABC News pictures taken by an Army helicopter of the breakup of the space shuttle Columbia during re-entry featured; video shown. [Dutch air force pilot Emko JELLAMAS‡- comments on the shuttle breakup.] [NASA administrator Sean O'KEEFE - says the report will be released immediately.] [Carnegie Mellon University professor Paul FISCHBECK†- says the conclusion that the orbiter would have no problems was optimistic.] NASA's release of e-mails about high temperatures in the wheel wells noted. The course of the investigation discussed.

Shipman, Claire;
Stark, Lisa

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