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Feature Writing: Robert Lee Hotz





  Decoding Columbia: A detective story




  Curious Outsiders Get the Jump on NASA




  Exhuming Columbia, One Piece at a Time




  The Fate of a Wing Shaped by Politics




  Firing Point-Blank at NASA's Illusions




  Swallowing the fire: Columbia's final voyage



BUTTERFLY ON A BULLET
Decoding Columbia: A detective story
By Robert Lee Hotz
In an inquest fraught with questions of guilt and shame, scientists unravel the mystery of a shuttle’s demise.
First in a series of six
December 21, 2003

BUTTERFLY ON A BULLET

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Curious Outsiders Get the Jump on NASA
By Robert Lee Hotz
The shuttle may have been America’s pride. But it was also part of the aging infrastructure.
December 22, 2003

BUTTERFLY ON A BULLET
Exhuming Columbia, one piece at a time
By Robert Lee Hotz

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Early investigators had to rely on informed guesswork. But clues were puring in.
December 23, 2003

BUTTERFLY ON A BULLET
The Fate of a Wing Shaped by Politics
With 83,900 clues at their feet, investigators follow the heat. An outsider ponders the “forgetting curve.”
December 24, 2003

BUTTERFLY ON A BULLET
Firing Point-Blank at NASA’s Illusions
Was that a chunk of the shuttle that fell off in orbit? The Hog Works searches for an answer.
December 25, 2003

BUTTERFLY ON A BULLET
Swallowing the fire: Columbia’s final voyage
By Robert Lee Hotz
It was at best a make-work mission.
December 26, 2003

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