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Columbia Accident Investigation Board Minutes of Open Meeting

Date of Meeting: Wednesday, March 26, 2003
Time of Meeting: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon

Location of Meeting:
Radisson Resort at the Port
8701 Astronaut Blvd.
Cape Canaveral, Florida

Board Members Present:
Admiral Hal Gehman
Dr. John Logsdon
Rear Admiral Stephen Turcotte
Mr. G. Scott Hubbard
Dr. Douglas Osheroff
Mr. Steven B. Wallace
Brigadier General Duane Deal

Board Staff Present:
Laura Brown
Lt. Col. Tyrone Woodyard
J. William Sikora

Other Government Employees Present in Their Official Capacity:
Mike Rudolphi, Deputy Director, Stennis Space Center
Steve Altemus, Shuttle Test Director, Kennedy Space Center

Members of the Public who Presented Oral or Written Statements:
Dr. Gregory T. A. Kovacs, Associate Professor of Electronics, Stanford University
Mark Tanner, Vice President and Senior Consulting Engineer, Mechanical & Materials Engineering

Matters Discussed:

The ongoing efforts to collect the debris from the breakup upon reentry of the Space Shuttle Columbia.

The identification and reconstructive layout of the debris in order to facilitate testing and analysis.

Ongoing and proposed testing and analysis of the debris in order to establish the cause(s) of the loss of the Columbia and her crew.

Matters Resolved at the Meeting:


Documents Received, Issued or Approved at the Meeting:


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