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Post by TriciaG » December 18th, 2015, 6:40 pm

The Columbia Accident Investigation Board Final Report, Volume 1 by Columbia Accident Investigation Board ( - 0).

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In 1981, Columbia became the first spacecraft of its type to fly in Earth orbit and successfully completed 27 missions over more than two decades. During the STS-107 mission, Columbia and its crew traveled more than six million miles in 16 days. The Orbiterʼs destruction, just 16 minutes before scheduled touchdown, shows that space flight is still far from routine. It involves a substantial element of risk, which must be recognized, but never accepted with resignation. The seven Columbia astronauts believed that the risk was worth the reward. The Board salutes their courage and dedicates this report to their memory. ( from the Board Report)
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Post by commonsparrow3 » December 18th, 2015, 7:06 pm

Oh! May I jump right in and claim Chapter 2 (sections 5-7) and Chapter 5 (sections 18-20)? If that is too many to claim all at once, just give me chapter 5 for now, and I'll come back for more later!

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Post by TriciaG » December 18th, 2015, 7:09 pm

I think 6 sections is okay to claim. :)

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Post by commonsparrow3 » December 18th, 2015, 7:09 pm

You know by now, I hope, that I'm good for 'em!

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Post by Availle » December 18th, 2015, 7:09 pm

Could I go for sections 3 and 4 please? :D
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Post by TriciaG » December 18th, 2015, 7:12 pm

commonsparrow3 wrote:You know by now, I hope, that I'm good for 'em!
Absolutely! :D
Could I go for sections 3 and 4 please? :D
They're yours. Have fun!

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Post by MaryAnnSpiegel » December 19th, 2015, 6:13 am

May I read sections 1 and 2?
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Post by Roger » December 19th, 2015, 7:00 am

Will read section 8, if so assigned.
Thanks! Great project!
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Post by TriciaG » December 19th, 2015, 7:28 am

I've put in MaryAnn's & Roger's claims. Thank you!

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Post by TriciaG » December 19th, 2015, 3:41 pm

Moved to Readers Wanted.

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Post by Roger » December 20th, 2015, 1:32 pm

Question for section 8.
Where should I stop? Should I stop after saying: "Having confirmed the loss of Columbia, the Entry Flight Director directed the Flight Control Team to begin contingency procedures."? (Seems to be the end of "communications".)

Or should I stop after saying: "The team initially operated out of Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana and soon after in Lufkin, Texas, and Carswell Field in Fort Worth, Texas."?

Or should I stop after saying: "The researchers and later searchers then used this data to update debris distribution on detailed Geographic Information System maps."?

All are on page 44, and I don't see where the other pieces on page 44 are included within the MW. I'll read as much, or as little as you wish. :)
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Post by TriciaG » December 20th, 2015, 2:26 pm

Stop after "Having confirmed the loss of Columbia, the Entry Flight Director directed the Flight Control Team to begin contingency procedures." That is the end of the shaded box that has the Flight Control Center communications in it. The rest of page 44 is in section 7.

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Post by Roger » December 20th, 2015, 2:33 pm

Thank you very much. It's as I kind of expected, just wanted to make sure. Glad to oblige, will tend to this soon. :)
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Post by Roger » December 27th, 2015, 8:00 am

Section 8 has been uploaded.

link: https://librivox.org/uploads/triciag/finalreport1_08_caib_128kb.mp3
length: 20:50

Note: I have added a slight static effect to the transmission dialog only, in order to make the
whole of it somewhat more realistic (I hope). If you prefer this be removed, please just let me know.
I can and will remove quite easily if desired.
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Post by TriciaG » December 28th, 2015, 10:16 am

Section 8:

8:32-8:41 - "to the ground station tracking data relay....to the ground station at Kennedy Space Center" - first part is a mistake; should only be "or to the ground station at Kennedy Space Center."

I was OK with the light static. It wasn't intrusive, and it helps differentiate between the commentary and the transmission.

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