INTERNET RESOURCES FOR COVERING THE SPACE
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Space Shuttle Columbia
NASA's info page on the crew, the mission and the investigation.
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Society of aerospace engineers and scientists.
NASA backgrounder on January 1967 launch pad accident.
Links to background on previous shuttle accident from Federation
of American Scientists.
Details on Columbia's science experiments.
IRE: In the News
Data, stories and tip sheets from Investigative Reporters and Editors.
Journalists' Toolbox: Space Science
Good list of links to coverage and resources for reporters.
Kennedy Space Center
Home page of the Shuttle landing site.
Link to live coverage from NASA television.
Independent publication from Reston Communications.
Poynter Institute: Shuttle Disaster
Resources, story ideas, tips for TV reporters.
Reporting on Space
Background, sources and story ideas, compiled by a Missouri journalism
Space-related news site has updates, archive of Columbia coverage.
Space Policy Project
Federation of American Scientists page links to space
news sources and resources.
Space Transportation Association
Space industry trade group.
NASA fact file on the Columbia mission.
United Space Alliance
Boeing/Lockheed Martin venture will help in Columbia investigation.