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Truth, Lies, and O-Rings: Inside the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster

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Informationen zum Autor Allan J. McDonald retired as vice president and technical director for advanced technology programs at ATK... Weiterlesen
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Informationen zum Autor Allan J. McDonald retired as vice president and technical director for advanced technology programs at ATK Thiokol Propulsion in 2001. He was the director of the Space Shuttle Solid Rocket Motor Project at the time of the Challenger accident and! later! vice president of engineering for space operations during the redesign and requalification of the solid rocket motors. James R. Hansen is professor of history and director of the Honors College at Auburn University. He is the author of First Man! an award-winning biography of Neil Armstrong which spent three weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List. Klappentext On a cold January morning in 1986! NASA launched the Space Shuttle Challenger! despite warnings against doing so by many individuals! including Allan McDonald. This title offers a look at the Challenger tragedy and its aftermath from someone who was on the inside! recognized the potential disaster! and tried to prevent it. Zusammenfassung Truth! Lies! and O-Rings is the first examination of the Challenger tragedy and its aftermath from someone who was on the inside! recognised the potential disaster! and tried to prevent it. It also addresses the early warnings of very severe debris issues from the first two post-Challenger flights! which ultimately resulted in the loss of Columbia some fifteen years later.

Zusammenfassung
Truth, Lies, and O-Rings is the first examination of the Challenger tragedy and its aftermath from someone who was on the inside, recognised the potential disaster, and tried to prevent it. It also addresses the early warnings of very severe debris issues from the first two post-Challenger flights, which ultimately resulted in the loss of Columbia some fifteen years later.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Truth, Lies, and O-Rings: Inside the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster
Untertitel: Inside the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster
Autor:
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EAN: 9780813033266
ISBN: 978-0-8130-3326-6
Format: Fester Einband
Herausgeber: Univ Pr Of Florida
Genre: Allgemeines & Lexika
Anzahl Seiten: 626
Gewicht: 1021g
Größe: H234mm x B163mm x T38mm
Jahr: 2009
Untertitel: Englisch