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Truth, lies, and O-rings : inside the space shuttle Challenger disaster

Autore: Allan J McDonald; James R Hansen
Editore: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2009.
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"On a cold January morning in 1986, NASA launched the Space Shuttle Challenger, despite warnings against doing so by many individuals, including Allan McDonald. The fiery destruction of Challenger on live television moments after launch remains an indelible image in the nation s collective memory." "In Truth, Lies, and O-Rings, McDonald, a skilled engineer and executive, relives the tragedy from where he stood at  Per saperne di più…
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Informazioni aggiuntive sul formato: Online version:
McDonald, Allan J.
Truth, lies, and O-rings.
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2009
(OCoLC)622966295
Tipo materiale: Risorsa internet
Tipo documento: Book, Internet Resource
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Allan J McDonald; James R Hansen
ISBN: 9780813033266 0813033268 9780813041933 0813041937
Numero OCLC: 259265339
Descrizione: xix, 626 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contenuti: Red flags --
Misdiagnosis --
Search for the truth --
Obfuscation --
Commissioners and congressmen --
No consensus --
Return-to-flight.
Responsabilità: Allan J. McDonald ; with James R. Hansen.

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We all watched in shock and disbelief when Challenger was lost. Probably no one felt more disappointment and regret than Allan McDonald, who had warned us not to launch that day. His story tells of Per saperne di più…

 
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