NASA Maps Depict Shuttles Path During Break Up

By Directions Staff

Houston, TX - The NASA website dedicated to providing information about the ongoing Columbia Space Shuttle investigation has provided a report showing the path of the shuttle as it passed over the southwestern United States.The report, entitled "STS-107 Accident Investigation Ground Track and Events Summary Based on the Rev 12.1 Master Time Line," shows maps created with Microsoft's MapPoint software. Shown below are thumbnail images of just two of the maps; one from the flight over the San Francisco Bay Area; the second showing the path in northeastern Arizona, not far from the "four corners" area.
The report (in PDF format) showing its entire path, can be downloaded HERE.

Published Saturday, February 15th, 2003

Written by Directions Staff

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