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Columbia Space Shuttle Disaster

Finding Our Way Out of the Confusion: The 10-year Anniversary of the Columbia Disaster

G. Ryan Faith | Posted 02.01.2013 | Science
G. Ryan Faith

The Challenger accident stifled any hopes of a return to the heady days of the 1960s and presaged a more considered and conservative future for NASA. What, then, did the Columbia disaster mean?

Flight School: the NASA report

Esther Dyson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Esther Dyson

It's worth noting that the main studies for both the Challenger and the Columbia 17 years later focused on the NASA decision-making culture as the ultimate culprit.