NASA Kennedy Center Media Archive Collection
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - U.S. Representative Tom Feeney talks to the media after accompanying Adm. Harold Gehman and the Columbia Investigation Accident Board on their visit to the RLV Hangar. Recovery efforts as of May 5 included 82,500 pieces of debris weighing 84,800 pounds, almost 40 percent of the total dry weight of the shuttle. About 25,000 personnel took part, utilizing almost 1.5 million total man-hours in the recovery effort and involving more than 130 federal, state and local agencies. The operation was also supported by more than 270 organizations that included businesses and volunteer groups.
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National Aeronautics and Space Administration John F. Kennedy Space Center Kennedy Space Center, Florida 32899
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