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STS-107: Rescue or repair?

Part of the Springer Praxis Books book series (PRAXIS)

Abstract

In early 2003 the Space Shuttle Columbia, pride of the fleet and the first to fly in orbit, was lost with all seven crewmembers in a tragic re-entry accident at the end of a highly successful two-week research mission.

Keywords

Aerospace Technology Space Shuttle Research Mission 
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References

  1. Columbia Accident Investigation Report, Volume I, August 2003.Google Scholar
  2. Columbia Accident Investigation Report, Volume II, October 2003, in particular Appendix D.13 STS-107 In-Flight Options Assessment pp. 391–412.Google Scholar
  3. Kenneth S. Thomas and Harold J. McMann (2006). US Spacesuits. Springer/Praxis, Chichester, UK, pp. 36–38.Google Scholar

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© Praxis Publishing Ltd, Chichester, UK 2009

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