Columbia (Spacecraft)

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Space Shuttle Columbia was the first space-rated orbiter in NASA's Space Shuttle fleet. It launched for the first time on mission STS-1 on April 12, 1981, the first flight of the Space Shuttle program. Over 22 years of service it completed 27 missions before disintegrating during re-entry near the end of its 28th mission, STS-107 on February 1, 2003, resulting in the deaths of all seven crew members.
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referencedIn Hewett, Llewellyn L., 1930-1985. Llewellyn L. Hewett papers, 1949-1982 [manuscript] North Carolina State University, NCSU Libraries
referencedIn Llewellyn L. Hewett Papers, 1949-1982 North Carolina State University. Special Collections Research Center
referencedIn SPACE SHUTTLE ORBITER 102 COLUMBIA 61-C ON BOARD MAGAZINES 65 AND 66 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn SPACE SHUTTLE ORBITER 102 COLUMBIA 61-C ON BOARD MAGAZINES 67. & 68 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Michigan Technological University. Administrative Services. Michigan Technological University Administrative Services Records, 1957-1981. Michigan Technological University, J.R. Van Pelt & Opie Library; Michigan Tech
referencedIn 61C MISSION HIGHLIGHTS United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn SPACE SHUTTLE ORBITER 102 COLUMBIA STS-5 (SPACE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM) United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn RCA Space Center. RCA Space Center collection, ca. 1960-1986. Hightstown-East Windsor Historical Society
referencedIn Records of the U.S. Information Agency. 1900 - 2003. Video Recordings from the "Worldnet Today" Program Series. 1980 - 1994. SPACE SHUTTLE - WORLD REACTION
referencedIn SPACE SHUTTLE EXPERIMENTS United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn SPACE SHUTTLE ORBITER 102 COLUMBIA 61-C ON BOARD FILM MAGAZINES NUMBERS 71 AND 72 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Color Photograph File Albums, 1963 - 1995 National Archives at College Park
referencedIn SPACE SHUTTLE ORBITER 102 COLUMBIA 61-C ON BOARD MAGAZINES 69 AND 70 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn 61-C POST FLIGHT CONFERENCE FILM, CL-1147 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn 61-C POST-FLIGHT CONFERENCE PRESENTATION United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn SPACE SHUTTLE ORBITER 102 COLUMBIA 61-C ON BOARD MAGAZINES 63. & 64 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn SPACE SHUTTLE ORBITER 102 COLUMBIA 61-C ON BOARD MAGAZINES 61 AND 62 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn SPACE SHUTTLE ORBITER 102 COLUMBIA STS-2 ON BOARD United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Hughes-Fulford, Millie. T-shirt, documents, 1991. Texas Woman's University Library, Mary Evelyn Blagg-Huey Library
referencedIn SPACE SHUTTLE ORBITER 102 COLUMBIA 61-C LANDING United States. National Archives and Records Administration
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associatedWith Hewett, Llewellyn L., 1930-1985. person
associatedWith Hughes-Fulford, Millie. person
associatedWith Michigan Technological University. Administrative Services corporateBody
associatedWith Rockwell International corporateBody
associatedWith United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration corporateBody
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space exploration
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Active 1979-03-24

Active 2003-02-01

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