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Space: Shuttle Columbia Disaster / Accident Report / NASA #736307

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 26, 2003
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(Studio: John Roberts) The release of the independent report on the space shuttle Columbia accident noted.

(Washington: Bob Orr) The condemnations against practices at NASA included in the report of the Columbia Accident Investigation Board featured; excerpts quoted; details given about specific recommendations for the shuttle program. [CAIB Scott HUBBARD†- says “the foam did it.”] [CAIB chairman retired Adm. Harold GEHMAN†- says organizational matters are as important as the foam.] [CAIB Maj. Gen. John BARRY†- says NASA had conflicting goals of cost, schedule & safety.] [NASA administrator Sean O’KEEFE†- tells NASA employees to accept & comply with the findings.]

Reporter(s):
Roberts, John;
Orr, Bob
Duration:
00:02:30

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