"The space shuttle Columbia, with seven astronauts aboard, broke up as it descended over central Texas Saturday toward a planned landing at Kennedy Space Center in Florida."
NASA report from Spaceflight Now.
"Science editor Dr. David Whitehouse outlines what we know so far about the shuttle emergency." [BBC News]
Short biographies. [The Wichita Eagle]
User submitted comments about, and reactions to, the incident.
Coverage including various articles, pictures, and videos from external sources.
Summary of mission and initial loss. Includes photograph of crew.
Highlights from liftoff on January 16 to breakup over Texas on February 1.
NASA site for collecting private images that might help in the investigation.
Official reports from Mission Control Center, Houston, Texas. Covers the mission from liftoff to the aftermath of the accident.