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Amended Columbia Accident Investigation Board Charter

[JURIST] NASA Tuesday released an amended version of the Charter for the Columbia Accident Investigation Board, reflecting changes in personnel and support staffing designed to better protect its independence. Read the NASA press release, the amended Board Charter [PDF], and a confirmatory letter [PDF] from NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe to Board Chairman Admiral Harold W. Gehman, Jr.

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