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STS-107 Hot Documents

  • The Columbia Accident Investigation Board Report - Volume 1 Columbia Accident Investigation Board August 26, 2003 -- The Columbia Accident Investigation Board today presented its final report on the causes of the Feb. 1, 2003 Space Shuttle accident to the White House, Congress and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
  • Columbia Accident Investigation Board Releases Final Report Columbia Accident Investigation Board 26 Aug 2003 -- The Columbia Accident Investigation Board today presented its final report on the causes of the Feb. 1, 2003 Space Shuttle accident to the White House, Congress and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

  • Shuttle Reference Manual NASA 1988 -- The Space Shuttle is developed by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. NASA coordinates and manages the Space Transportation System (NASA's name for the overall Shuttle program), including intergovernmental agency requirements and international and joint projects. NASA also oversees the launch and space flight requirements for civilian and commercial use.
  • STS-107 Press Kit 16 Dec 2002 -- Space shuttle mission STS-107, the 28th flight of the space shuttle Columbia and the 113th shuttle mission to date, will give more than 70 international scientists access to both the microgravity environment of space and a set of seven human researchers for 16 uninterrupted days. [PDF 12 Mb]
  • STS-107 Mission Overview -- Space shuttle mission STS-107, the 28th flight of the space shuttle Columbia and the 113th shuttle mission to date, will give more than 70 international scientists access to both the microgravity environment of space and a set of seven human researchers for 16 uninterrupted days. [PDF 1.18 Mb]
  • Safety of the Thermal Protection System of the Space Shuttle Orbiter By M.-Elisabeth Paté-Cornell and Paul S. Fischbeck, December 1990 -- This report describes the first phase of a study designed to improve the management and the safety of the black tiles of the Space Shuttle orbiter. This study is based on teh coupling of a probabilitic risk assessment (PRA) model and relevant organizational factors." [PDF 4.8 Mb]
  • Risk Management for the Tiles of the Space Shuttle By M.-Elisabeth Paté-Cornell and Paul S. Fischbeck The Institute of management Sciences, January-February 1994 -- "The tiles of the space shuttle orbiter are critical to its safety at reentrey, and their maintenance between flights is time-consuming. We performed a probabilistic risk analysis to identify the most risk-critical tiles and to set priorities in the management of the heat shield" [PDF 2.9 Mb]
  • Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel Annual Report for 2001 March 2002 -- "The Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel herewith submits its Annual Report covering calendar year 2001. This report presents a high level of concern for future safety while recognizing the significant current achievements of NASA's aeronautics and space programs. The reasons for this apparent dichotomy are explained in Section II of the report and reflected in the various specific findings and recommendations" [PDF 2 Mb]




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