Press Release

Columbia Accident Congressional Hearing Carried on NASA Television

By SpaceRef Editor
February 11, 2003
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A joint congressional hearing into the Space Shuttle
Columbia accident will be carried live on NASA Television
tomorrow, Feb. 12, beginning at 9:30 a.m. EST. The hearing is
in the Russell Caucus Room (SR-325), Russell Senate Office
Building, Washington.

NASA Administrator Sean O’Keefe, Deputy Administrator
Frederick Gregory, and Associate Administrator of Space
Flight William Readdy will provide testimony about the
accident and the investigation being carried out by the Space
Shuttle Accident Investigation Board.

The joint hearing will be co-chaired by U.S. Senator John
McCain, who is a ranking member of the Senate Committee on
Commerce, Science and Transportation and U.S. Representative
Sherwood Boehlert, who chairs the House Science Subcommittee
on Space and Aeronautics.

NASA Television is broadcast on AMC-2, transponder 9C, C-
Band, located at 85 degrees west longitude. The frequency is
3880.0 MHz. Polarization is vertical and audio is monaural at
6.8 MHz

Additional information about NASA and the accident is
available on the Internet at:

SpaceRef staff editor.