CAIB

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AcronymDefinition
CAIBColumbia Accident Investigation Board (NASA)
CAIBCanadian Accredited Insurance Broker
CAIBCommunity Action Information Board
CAIBCaribbean Association of Indigenous Banks, Inc.
CAIBCalifornia Association of Independent Business, Inc.
CAIBCertified Associate of the Institute of Bankers (academic degree; South Africa)
CAIBCanadian Aerosol Information Bureau
CAIBComputer-Anwendungs- und Industrie-Beratungs-GmbH
CAIBCredit Agricole Indosuez Belgique
CAIBCalifornia Associated Insurance Brokers (San Francisco, CA)
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Five members of the space shuttle Columbia Accident Investigation Board, formed in 2003, have sent a letter to Congress in support of President Barack Obama's vision for NASA.
The government investigation into the Columbia space shuttle disaster in 2003 found similarities to the Challenger disaster 17 years earlier, leading the Columbia Accident Investigation Board to conclude that NASA failed to learn from the earlier tragedy.
2) According to the Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB) report, in both disasters an initial decision 'established a precedent for accepting, rather than eliminating, these technical deviations'.
Having the The 9/11 Commission Report or the Columbia Accident Investigation Board report a single click away is invaluable when reading contemporary media reports.
The system implements some of the key program efficiency and safety recommendations made by NASA's Columbia Accident Investigation Board.
In its report, the Columbia Accident Investigation Board had determined foam insulation that broke off during launch tore a hole in Columbia's left wing and warned that "if these persistent, systemic flaws are not resolved, the scene is set for another accident.
This impact produced a significant hole in the RCC panel providing conclusive evidence for the Columbia Accident Investigation Board in determining the cause of the accident [4].
John Logsdon, director of George Washington University's space policy institute and a member of the Columbia Accident Investigation Board, said the sense in the Washington space community, at least, was that O'Keefe had been eager to leave NASA.
Tufte devotes several pages to a discussion of the PowerPoint slides that were cited by the Columbia Accident Investigation Board.
The new policy was responsive to the August 2003 criticism in the report of the Columbia Accident Investigation Board of "the lack, over the past three decades, of any national mandate providing NASA a compelling mission requiring human presence in space.
Air Force secretary, and member of the Columbia Accident Investigation Board, detailed the lessons that the board's findings on the space shuttle disaster hold for technology firms that deal with risky enterprises.
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