Disaster Sets Off Science Scramble

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Science  14 Feb 2003:
Vol. 299, Issue 5609, pp. 999
DOI: 10.1126/science.299.5609.999

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The Columbia tragedy has grounded the fleet of U.S. space shuttles and halted construction of the international space station. But that leaves the station's crew temporarily available to perform other tasks, including more experiments, if space officials can figure out a way to get them what they need.