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Bush Attends Memorial for Columbia Astronauts

As the investigation into the space shuttle Columbia disaster continues, President Bush heads to Houston for a memorial service honoring the seven astronauts who died. Meanwhile, NASA and Congress consider whether to build more spacecraft. NPR's Richard Harris and NPR's Jon Hamilton report.

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Jon Hamilton is a correspondent for NPR's Science Desk. Currently he focuses on neuroscience and health risks.
Award-winning journalist Richard Harris has reported on a wide range of topics in science, medicine and the environment since he joined NPR in 1986. In early 2014, his focus shifted from an emphasis on climate change and the environment to biomedical research.