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The Resource Bringing Columbia home : the final mission of a lost space shuttle and her crew /

Bringing Columbia home : the final mission of a lost space shuttle and her crew /

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Bringing Columbia home : the final mission of a lost space shuttle and her crew /
Title
Bringing Columbia home
Title remainder
the final mission of a lost space shuttle and her crew /
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Language
eng
Summary
Mike Leinbach was the launch director of the space shuttle program when Columbia disintegrated on reentry before a nation's eyes on February 1, 2003. And it would be Mike Leinbach who would be a key leader in the search and recovery effort as NASA, FEMA, the FBI, the US Forest Service, and dozens more federal, state, and local agencies combed an area of rural east Texas the size of Rhode Island for every piece of the shuttle and her crew they could find. Assisted by hundreds of volunteers, it would become the largest ground search operation in US history.For the first time, here is the definitive inside story of the Columbia disaster and recovery and the inspiring message it ultimately holds. In the aftermath of tragedy, people and communities came together to help bring home the remains of the crew and nearly 40 percent of shuttle, an effort that was instrumental in piecing together what happened so the shuttle program could return to flight and complete the International Space Station. Bringing Columbia Home shares the deeply personal stories that emerged as NASA employees looked for lost colleagues and searchers overcame immense physical, logistical, and emotional challenges and worked together to accomplish the impossible.Featuring a foreword and epilogue by astronauts Robert Crippen and Eileen Collins, this is an incredible narrative about best of humanity in the darkest of times and about how a failure at the pinnacle of human achievement became a story of cooperation and hope
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Leinbach, Michael D
Dewey number
363.12/4
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Columbia (Spacecraft)
  • Space vehicles
  • Space vehicle accidents
  • Astronauts
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Bringing Columbia home : the final mission of a lost space shuttle and her crew /
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781628728521
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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12007366
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MWT12007366
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remote
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(MWT)MWT12007366
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Bringing Columbia home : the final mission of a lost space shuttle and her crew /
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781628728521
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12007366
Publisher number
MWT12007366
Specific material designation
remote
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(MWT)MWT12007366
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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