External Board Assumes Control of Shuttle Investigation

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/999075/999076" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
  • Transcript

An independent panel headed by retired Navy Adm. Harold Gehman takes over the Columbia investigation. Meanwhile, a joint House-Senate hearing launches a congressional investigation into why the space shuttle broke apart upon re-entry Feb. 1. NPR's Larry Abramson reports.

Related NPR Stories

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.