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Shuttle Investigators Eye NASA's Internal Culture

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Shuttle Investigators Eye NASA's Internal Culture

Shuttle Investigators Eye NASA's Internal Culture

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Investigators in the space shuttle Columbia accident question whether a lax attitude toward safety among NASA engineers may have contributed to the tragedy. Concerns are raised over evidence that engineers failed to take extra safety precautions despite knowing Columbia suffered damage during liftoff. NPR's Richard Harris reports.

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