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Foam Impact Velocity Determination
This posting attempts to explain how the Board determined the impact speed of the debris

Working Scenario
Collection of known facts, events, timelines, and historical information related to the final flight of Columbia

Board Recommendations
Official recommendations and findings from the investigation board

Press Releases
Official releases from the investigation board

Photos
Official photos released by the Investigation Board

Graphics
Official graphics released by the Investigation Board

Time Line
Latest version of space shuttle time line

Press Briefings and Roundtable Meetings
Video, Transcripts and Presentations from Briefings by the Investigation Board

Public Hearings
Video, Transcripts, Minutes, and Presentations from Public Hearings held by the Investigation Board
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October 12, 2020: The Glock 42 Review
The new Glock 42 is an excellently designed subcompact pistol ideal for concealing and carrying around. This gun is ultra-compact and made to suit people with smaller hands. The 42, which is built in the United States, is the smallest pistol in the famous Glock collection of guns. ... More
 
October 28, 2003: Columbia Accident Investigation Board Releases Vols. II-VI of Final Report
The Columbia Accident Investigation Board today released Vols. II-VI of the CAIB's Final Report. These volumes contain appendices that provide the supporting documentation for the main text of the Final Report contained in Vol. 1... More

October 28, 2003: The CAIB Report: Volumes II-VI

October 24, 2003: Columbia Accident Investigation Board To Release Vols. II-VI of Final Report
The Columbia Accident Investigation Board will release Vols. II-VI of the CAIB's Final Report at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2003 on its website... More

August 26, 2003: The CAIB Report: Volume I

August 26, 2003: Columbia Accident Investigation Board Releases Final Report
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... More

August 21, 2003: Columbia Accident Investigation Board Will Release Final Report on August 26, 2003
The Columbia Accident Investigation Board will hold a press briefing to discuss its final report on the cause of the February 1, 2003 Space Shuttle accident on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 at 11 a.m. EDT at the National Transportation Safety Board... More

July 30, 2003: Columbia Accident Investigation Board Issues Preliminary Recommendation Five: On-Board Ascent Imaging
The Columbia Accident Investigation Board today issued its fifth preliminary finding and recommendation to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, in advance of its appearance in the final report... More
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