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Senate Begins Probing Columbia Disaster

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Senate Begins Probing Columbia Disaster

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Senate Begins Probing Columbia Disaster

Senate Begins Probing Columbia Disaster

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The Senate starts what promises to be a long inquiry into February's space shuttle Columbia disaster. NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe faces questions ranging from budgets to affixing blame for the accident, which killed seven astronauts. NPR's Richard Harris reports.

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