Columbia Report Steve Inskeep talks with NPR's David Kestenbaum about the recommendations expected in today's independent report on the space shuttle Columbia. A panel of experts studied the evidence and already concluded that a piece of foam insulation, which broke off during the launch, was the primary cause of the final disaster. The panel will recommend measures NASA should take before resuming shuttle flights.
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Steve Inskeep talks with NPR's David Kestenbaum about the recommendations expected in today's independent report on the space shuttle Columbia. A panel of experts studied the evidence and already concluded that a piece of foam insulation, which broke off during the launch, was the primary cause of the final disaster. The panel will recommend measures NASA should take before resuming shuttle flights.