Investigators Suggest Shuttle Test Flight

Article written: 29 May , 2003
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The group investigating the cause the space shuttle Columbia disaster held a press conference on Wednesday where they presented some new recommendations for NASA. One possibility is for NASA to make a demonstration flight of the shuttle before full-scale missions resume. The first four shuttle flights were considered test flights, where there were only two pilots equipped with ejection seats. The 13-member team will start writing its thick report, which should be finished in July.


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