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A member of the Columbia Reconstruction Project team places recovered Thermal Protection System TPS tile on a up of the wing of Columbia.

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In the RLV Hangar, a member of the Columbia Reconstruction Project team places recovered Thermal Protection System (TPS) tile on a tabletop mock-up of the wing of Columbia. Shipped from Barksdale Air Force Base, Shreveport, La., more than 70,000 items, weighing 78,000 pounds, about 36 percent of the Shuttle by weight, have been delivered to KSC for use in the mishap investigation. Ground teams have completed 78 percent of their primary search area, and airborne crews finished 80 percent of their assigned area. Search teams have completed 98 percent of the underwater searches in Lake Nacogdoches and Toledo Bend Reservoir.

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  • Title: A member of the Columbia Reconstruction Project team places recovered Thermal Protection System TPS tile on a up of the wing of Columbia.
  • Location: Kennedy Space Center, FL
  • Owner: KSC
  • Album: cbabir
  • About Title: To help you find images you’re searching for, previously untitled images have been labelled automatically based on their description

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