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Re: Columbia's safety margins misread, expert tells panel

   >From: "g6tmk" <g6tmk@thersgb.net>
   >I don't believe I have heard anyone explain why it is that foam falls off
   >the fuel tank during launch.
Check out the excellent STS-107 FAQ put together by the folks on
sci.space.shuttle. This topic is addressed under "Didn't STS-87 
have a tile impact problem?" The FAQ also addresses many other
common questions, such as "Why didn't they do a spacewalk to 
inspect the underside?"

Here's the info:

The STS-107 Columbia Loss FAQ can be found
at the following URLs:

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Patty N6BIS

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