Air Force responds to Columbia tragedy

Cook, Pamela A.Q.
March 2003
Airman;Mar2003, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p16
Reports on how the U.S. Air Force responded to the Space Shuttle Columbia tragedy on February 1, 2003. Role of the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia; Provision of a radar picture of the debris field by the 84th Radar Evaluation Squadron at Hill Air Force Base, Utah; Initial aerial search by F-15s from the Louisiana Air Guard's 159th Fighter Wing.


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