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No downlink : a dramatic narrative about the Challenger accident and our time

Author: Claus Jensen
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Warns about our reliance on technology, and argues that the Challenger tragedy was inevitable because of the complex infrastructure.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claus Jensen
ISBN: 0374120366 9780374120368
OCLC Number: 33078775
Notes: Translation of: Challenger, et teknisk uheld.
Description: xiv, 397 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The birth of NASA. -The astronauts. -NASA's finest hour. -After Apollo. -The political spacecraft. -Aerospace. -The morning after. -Commissions. -Richard P. Feynman. -Discord. -Feynman's experiment. -Rockwell's warning. -The Challenger syndrome.
Other Titles: Challenger, et teknisk uheld.
Responsibility: Claus Jensen ; translated by Barbara Haveland.

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Warns about our reliance on technology, and argues that the Challenger tragedy was inevitable because of the complex infrastructure.

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