Air Force responds to Columbia tragedy
- The road to space. // Airman;Mar2003, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p16
Profiles the two U.S. Air Force officers who were among the seven astronauts lost during the Space Shuttle Columbia tragedy. Rick Husband, test pilot who served as mission commander; Michael Anderson, a former instructor pilot and tactical officer, who served as payload commander.
- A micro-asteroid slammed. Hanson, Cynthia; McLaughlin, Abraham // Christian Science Monitor;7/20/95, Vol. 87 Issue 164, p2
Informs about the minor damage caused by a micro-asteroid after it hit a space shuttle window on July 18, 1995. Approval by House Committee of NASA's budget including funds for a Saturn mission.
- NASA sets up dual probes into shuttle accident. Brumfiel, Geoff // Nature;2/6/2003, Vol. 421 Issue 6923, p561
Investigates the space shuttle Columbia accident in Texas. Teams involved in the investigation; Possible causes of the accident.
- Local TV Gets the Story. Trigoboff, Dan // Broadcasting & Cable;2/10/2003, Vol. 133 Issue 6, p37
Reports on coverage of disintegration of the Columbia Space Shuttle which occurred on February 1, 2003 by various local television networks in the U.S. Cameraman with WFAA-TV who shot the shuttle's flight over Dallas; Description of appearance of the shuttle during its disintegration by Timb...
- Safety Process Questioned. Covault, Craig // Aviation Week & Space Technology;3/10/2003, Vol. 158 Issue 10, p31
Reports on the investigation of the safety process of the space shuttle Columbia by the Columbia Accident Investigation Board. Examination of shuttle safety management issues; Assessment of debris risk analysis of the shuttle; Issues concerning the safety procedures in case of external tank...
- The Space Shuttle Tragedy and Aerospace Industry Stock Prices. Cherin, Anthony C.; Hergert, Michael // Business Forum;Spring87, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p25
Analyzes the impact of the space shuttle tragedy on the stock returns of firms participating in the project in the U.S. Focus on stock market reaction following the tragedy; Impact of the tragedy; Overview of the cumulative average abnormal returns for space shuttle contractors; Policy...
- Is Manned Space Flight Worth It? Byron, John // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Mar2003, Vol. 129 Issue 3, p120
Questions the worth of manned space flights following the crash of the space shuttle Columbia on February 1, 2003 in the U.S. Possible pathways for the space shuttle program following the crash; Critical decision regarding the shuttle program; Need for technology to achieve space venture goals....
- Making Foam Stick Is Tricky. Dornheim, Michael A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;3/31/2003, Vol. 158 Issue 13, p59
Reports on the inquiry made by the Columbia Accident Investigation Board to find out the way the tank insulation foam struck the space shuttle's thermal protection system. Consideration on falling insulation during the inquiry; Negligence of the thermal protection system's sensitivity; Reasons...
- Baby space walker. // Finance Week;4/21/2003, p56
Describes the launch of a television commercial by Vodacom Co. featuring a baby walking in space. Details of the commercial; Reasons for its initial postponement for three months because of the U.S. space shuttle disaster.