Guests: Michael Ciannilli, Leonard David. Topics: Columbia lessons learned & human spaceflight safety issues. You are invited to comment, ask questions, and discuss the Space Show program/guest(s) on the Space Show blog, http://thespaceshow.wordpress.com. Comments, questions, and any discussion must be relevant and applicable to Space Show programming. Transcripts of Space Show programs are not permitted without prior written consent from The Space Show (even if for personal use) & are a violation of the Space Show copyright. We welcomed Michael Ciannilli of NASA to the program to discuss lessons learned from the Columbia accident & NASA's history of human spaceflight. Leonard David of Space.com returned as a co-host for this program. Our nearly two hour no break discussion started with Michael providing us with an historical overview of the Columbia accident. We talked about the debris retrieval process & the fact that about 38% of Columbia was retrieved...
Listeners, the balance of this program summary can be read on www.thespaceshow.com and http://thespacehow.wordpress.com. The summary is significantly longer than permitted on the GigaDial summary page. Rather than shortening it to fit here, I posted only a portion of it and direct you to read the full summary on either of the sites above. Thanks.
Dr. David Livingston, Host
The Space Show