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Columbia Accident Investigation Board Visits Marshall

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

Jerry Berg
Marshall Space Flight Center
(Phone: 256/544-0034)

Feb. 13, 2003


Media representatives will have the opportunity to cover the arrival of the Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB) at the Signature Aviation facility, Huntsville International Airport, Friday, Feb. 14, at approximately 8:30 a.m. CST. Media must be in place by 8:15 a.m.

A media pool of one still, one video, and one print reporter, selected by interested media organizations, will have the opportunity to cover the arrival of the CAIB at the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC), Building 4200 entrance, at about 8:45 a.m. CST. The pool must be in place by 8:30 a.m. CST. Media also may cover the CAIB departure from Signature Aviation, expected Saturday morning at approximately 8:00 a.m. CST.

The CAIB is visiting the MSFC to learn more about the Space Shuttle work managed there.

TO ATTEND: News media interested in covering these activities should contact Jerry Berg, MSFC Media Relations Department at: 256/ 544-0034.

The media pool should report to Gate 1, Martin Road exit at South Memorial Parkway. Please allow adequate time to clear security (approximately 30 minutes) at the gate and travel to Building 4200. All vehicles are subject to security search at the gate. News media will need two photo identifications and proof of current car insurance. Visitor parking is available in front of Bldg. 4200 on the southwest side. For more information, contact the MSFC Media Relations Department at: 256/534-0034.

For more information about the Columbia investigation visit the Columbia Home Page.

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