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Space Shuttle Contractors

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Space Shuttle Contractors

Space Shuttle Contractors

Space Shuttle Contractors

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Critics have expressed growing concern over NASA's extensive use of outside contractors in its shuttle program. NPR's Howard Berkes talks to host Michele Norris about the program, and about whether the use of contractors may be considered a possible factor in Columbia's failure.

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