what was the goal for the 2003 Colombia space shuttle?

what was the miss/goal for the space shuttle to be launched?

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  • Anonymous
    8 years ago
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    "...28 2003, January 16 STS-107 39-A Did not land (Planned to land at Kennedy Space Center) A multi-disciplinary microgravity and Earth science research mission. Shuttle destroyed during re-entry on February 1, 2003 and all seven astronauts on board died ..."

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Space_Shuttle_Columbi...

    The data from that mission was probably transmitted to Earth BEFORE the disaster, so the mission goals were accomplished. I haven't been able to find any more specific mission in fifteen minutes of online searching.

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