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.
"Science editor Dr. David Whitehouse outlines what we know so far about the shuttle emergency." [BBC News]
User submitted comments about, and reactions to, the incident.
Features a BBC 'in-depth' series of articles on the accident. Updated regularly.
Features official press releases, events, and other information regarding the ongoing investigation.
Highlights from liftoff on January 16 to breakup over Texas on February 1.
Continuing in-depth coverage, including story archive, interactive guide, weblog and related links.
NASA site for collecting private images that might help in the investigation.
Summary of mission and initial loss. Includes photograph of crew.
NASA report from Spaceflight Now.
Official reports from Mission Control Center, Houston, Texas. Covers the mission from liftoff to the aftermath of the accident.
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