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February 3rd

STS-107 Status Report #20 - Feb. 2, 2003

Space Shuttle

Siubmitted by Arthur - N1ORC

Aided by federal and local agencies, NASA stepped up its inquiry into the loss of the Space Shuttle Columbia and its seven astronauts. Multiple investigative teams continue to pore over engineering data in an effort to uncover the cause of the breakup of the orbiter over Texas on Saturday 16 minutes from landing.

N1ORC – Mon, 2003 – 02 – 03 11:19

ISS Status Report - Feb. 2, 2003

ISS Status Report

A Russian Progress 10 resupply craft lifted off today from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, carrying supplies and new scientific systems hardware to the International Space Station.

IK1SLD – Mon, 2003 – 02 – 03 09:55

Upcoming ARISS Contact Schedule - 2003-02-03


Field School Park Ridge, Illinois


Hochwald-Gymnasium, Wadern, Germany, Direct via DL0WR

Thu 2003-02-06 15:45 UTC

Hirano Elementary School, Kobe, Japan direct via 8N3HES


Cowichan Secondary School, Duncan, BC, Canada, Direct via VE7POH

TBD 2003-02

Oregon State University

Option #1 Fri 2003-02-21 20:07 UTC telebridge via NN1SS

IK1SLD – Mon, 2003 – 02 – 03 09:52

February 2nd

An STS-107 Memorial

A small Memorial for the crew of the Space Shuttle Columbia mission STS-107 at:


kc8fks – Sun, 2003 – 02 – 02 22:26

Progress 10 Launches today 02-02-2002

ISS News

The Progress 10 cargo ship filled with supplies and equipment launched from Kazakhstan at 6:59 a.m. CST (1259 GMT) Sunday and is en route to the International Space Stationand is slated to dock to the aft end of the Zvezda Service Module at 8:50 a.m. CST (1450 GMT) Tuesday.

pe2jmr – Sun, 2003 – 02 – 02 20:43

STS-107 Status Report #19 - Feb. 1, 2003

Space Shuttle

The Space Shuttle Columbia and its seven astronauts were lost today when the vehicle broke up over north central Texas during its reentry fromorbit.

Communications were lost with Columbia and its crew at around 8:00 a.m. CST, while the shuttle was traveling about 18 times the speed of sound.....

IK1SLD – Sun, 2003 – 02 – 02 11:17

How to Post Images and Video directly to NASA

Space Shuttle

Instructions for Uploading Images and Video Related to the Columbia Accident

For anyone who has recorded video or taken photos that they believe may be of aid in the investigation of the Space Shuttle Columbia accident, NASA has established a special location on the Web where Internet users may upload their media files to be reviewed by NASA.

Using the FTP method of your choice, log on to the server as "anonymous," using your e-mail address as your password.


IK1SLD – Sun, 2003 – 02 – 02 11:14

February 1st


Space Shuttle

This is indeed a tragic day for the NASA family, for the families of the astronauts who flew on STS-107, and likewise is tragic for the Nation.

Immediately upon indication of a loss of communications from STS-107, at a little after 9:00 a.m. this morning, we began our contingency plan to preserve all the information relative to the flight activities.

IK1SLD – Sun, 2003 – 02 – 02 02:34


Space Shuttle

Columbia breaks up at 160 Km from Dallas over Central Texas with his Crewmember of seven.

Rick D. Husband (2), Cdr

William C. McCool (1), Plt

Michael P. Anderson (2), PCdr

Kalpana Chawla (2), MS

David M. Brown (1), MS

Laurel B. Clark (1), MS

Ilan Ramon (1), (ISA) PS

Deorbit burn occured at 8:15 a.m. EST (1315 GMT) for a planned landing on KSC Runway 33.

Communication was lost with Columbia at 9:00am EST while Columbia was at approximately 200,000ft over Central Texas while the vehicle was traveling at 12,500 mph.

Space Shuttle Columbia OV-102 was the first Space Shuttle launched in orbit on April 12, 1981.

This was the Shuttle Flight #113, the Columbia Flight #28.

Columbia rejoined the shuttle fleet in February, 2001 and flew its first mission after the upgrades in March, 2002.

Debris reported over hundreds of kilometers.

REENTER IMAGES here: Disaster

IK1SLD – Sat, 2003 – 02 – 01 18:18

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N9OEW – Sat, 2003 – 02 – 01 16:53

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