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Bob Jacobs
Headquarters, Washington
(Phone: 202/358-1600)

October 27, 2003
Columbia Accident Investigation Board Report Volumes Available Tuesday On NASA Web Site
Beginning Tuesday, Oct. 28, at 10 a.m. EST, Volumes II-VI of the Columbia Accident Investigation Board's report will be available on the NASA Web site, These volumes contain appendices and additional information that provide the supporting documentation for the main text of Volume I, which was released on August 26.

The Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB) said in its Oct. 24 press statement that other conclusions and proposed recommendations drawn in Vols. II-VI do not necessarily reflect the views of the CAIB but are included for the record. When there is conflict, Vol. I takes precedence. It alone is the CAIB's official statement.

Hard copies of Vols. I-VI are available through the Government Printing Office for a fee. Those copies can be ordered from the GPO's Web site,

The full report will be available on the Internet after 10 a.m. at:


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