STS-107, Space Shuttle Columbia. February 1, 2003. Six Americans and Israel's first astronaut were on board Columbia. The first Space Shuttle to fly into Earth orbit in 1981, Columbia was the oldest orbiter in the NASA Shuttle fleet.
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Columbia Accident Investigation Board
Features official press releases, events, and other information regarding the ongoing investigation.
BBC News: Space Shuttle Lost: Your Reaction
User submitted comments about, and reactions to, the incident.
BBC: Shuttle Disaster
Features a BBC 'in-depth' series of articles on the accident. Updated regularly.
Guardian: Space Shuttle Columbia
Continuing in-depth coverage, including story archive, interactive guide, weblog and related links.
Instructions for Uploading Images and Video Related to the Columbia Accident
NASA site for collecting private images that might help in the investigation.
STS-107 Mission Status Center
NASA report from Spaceflight Now.
STS-107 Mission Status Reports
Official reports from Mission Control Center, Houston, Texas. Covers the mission from liftoff to the aftermath of the accident.
Analysis: NASA Emergency
"Science editor Dr. David Whitehouse outlines what we know so far about the shuttle emergency." [BBC News] (February 01, 2003)
Fox News: Timeline of Columbia's Last Mission
Highlights from liftoff on January 16 to breakup over Texas on February 1. (February 01, 2003)
National Geographic: Shuttle Columbia Lost Upon Re-entry
Summary of mission and initial loss. Includes photograph of crew. (February 01, 2003)
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