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    The recommendations that the CAIB assigned to NASA would help to prevent this disaster from happening again. Since the exposing of the external fuel tank foam caused Columbia to explode the CAIB’s first recommendation was to improve external fuel tank foam. They will improve on this by using bolt catchers which will not allow for the external tank to break free (History.com Staff). In doing this future shuttles will not be able to lose a backup tank for emergencies. There are also important pre-flight inspections that must be passed before a shuttle can go into orbit. There are extensive pre-flight tests of the shuttle's leading edge panels, and the protective panels on the leading edges of the shuttle's wings. It was developed because a breach in a reinforced carbon carbon (RCC) panel on Columbia's left wing is believed to have…

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    On February 1st 2003, NASA's first operational space shuttle, Columbia, an orbiter with over 22 years of service disintegrated nearing the conclusion of its 28th mission killing all seven crew members on board. This occurred whilst re-entering the atmosphere over Texas, intending to land at Florida’s Kennedy Space Centre. Subsequent investigations, determined the disaster was predominantly caused by a failure which occurred seconds after the January 16 launch. Remnants of the shuttles foam…

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    Name Instructor Course Date of Submission Columbia Shuttle Crush Disaster Abstract This paper discusses the Columbia shuttle crash disaster that occurred on February 1, 2003. Pressure suits, seat restraints, as well as the space shuttle crew’s helmets failed to work. The result was a devastating incident as the out-out-control ship broke apart after losing pressure. Following the incident, no survivors were rescued. A report from NASA claims that the incident led to the death of all astronauts…

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    The Columbia Shuttle was the oldest shuttle in the NASA fleet. On January 16, 2003 Columbia Space Shuttle’s 28th mission took place. Eight seconds into the launch a piece of foam insulation broke off from the propellant tank and hit the left wing of the shuttle. The cameras used to capture the launch could not focus accordingly on the shuttle while taking off; crash engineers could not pinpoint exactly where the damage took place. On February 1, 2003 Columbia Shuttle broke down while when…

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    Fifteen years ago on February 1, 2003 Space Shuttle Columbia Crashed. Columbia launched January 16, 2003. Around 82 seconds after Columbia had lifted-off a piece of foam had fallen from a “biopod ramp” which was a piece that helped support the external tank. With this piece fallen the department of defense prepared to use the orbital spy cameras to get a look at the left wing. However, NASA officials declined the offer. On the day of February 1,2003, Columbia was making a normal landing…

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    INTRODUCTION This memorandum is a failure analysis report regarding the Space Shuttle Columbia¬, the first space-rated Space Shuttle in NASA’s Orbiter fleet that disintegrated during re-entry during the end of its 28th mission on 1 February 2003 (Columbia Accident Investigation Board [CAIB], 2003, p. 39). The accident, described as a “tragedy” by former President George W. Bush, seized the lives of all seven crew-members aboard and led to a two-year suspension of the Space Shuttle Program…

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    In 2008 a case was taken by the Supreme Court, that case was called Heller vs The District of Columbia. A special police officer whose name was Dick Anthony Heller had been in the service for awhile. Like all officers he was authorized to carry a handgun while on duty. Later that year he applied for a one-year license for a handgun he wished to keep at home, but his application was denied by the judge. Many cases has have to dealt with gun control, but many have not come in the favor of the…

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    Background University of Missouri hospital is a Level I trauma center located in Columbia, Missouri that treats some of the most complicated injuries and illnesses. University Hospital’s trauma team cares for more than 25,000 emergency room patients each year. In addition, University Hospital boasts 247 patient beds and has a seven-story critical care tower equipped with the latest medical technology. University Hospital also offers hundreds of different surgical procedures in their state of the…

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    Colleges Pros And Cons

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    University of Missouri and the University of Kansas have a lot of different sororities that I can be apart of. I really can’t go wrong with joining a house because they all offer the same experience tailored to my personality. As a high paying college student, I should always take advantage the facilities and activity centers available to my use. These are places where I can hang out with my friends, workout, or just mess around and kill time for a few hours. The University of Kansas’s…

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    Medicaid Expansion

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    Medicaid Expansion in Missouri People do not like getting sick. However, some Missourians forego preventive care, required doctor visits, and beneficial medicines because they cannot afford them. The people in the Medicaid coverage gap ($0 ? $15,417 yearly income) include people we all know--child care workers, restaurant employees, home health workers, and students, just to name a few. The coverage gap includes everyone earning less than 138% of the federal poverty level. According to Chris…

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