Aerodynamics, Aeronautics, and Flight Mechanics by Barnes W. McCormick

By Barnes W. McCormick

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Flight Day 6. Mission Control fails to ask crew member David Brown to downlink video he took of external tank separation, which may have revealed missing bipod foam. 3. Flight Day 6. NASA and National Imagery and Mapping Agency personnel discuss possible request for imagery. No action taken. 4. Flight Day 7. Wayne Hale phones Department of Defense representative, who begins identifying imaging assets, only to be stopped per Linda Ham’s orders. 5. Flight Day 7. Mike Card, a NASA headquarters manager from the Safety and Mission Assurance Office, discusses imagery request with Mark Erminger, Johnson Space Center Safety and Mission Assurance.

1, 9). The CAIB judged that there is a “broken safety culture” at NASA (CAIB, 2003: vol. 1, 184–9). Other factors included schedule pressure (CAIB, 2003: vol. 6, 131–9) related to the construction of the ISS, budget constraints (CAIB, 2003: vol. 5, 102–5), and workforce reductions (CAIB, 2003: vol. 5, 106–10). The CAIB concluded that the shuttle program “has operated in a challenging and often turbulent environment” (CAIB, 2003: vol. 5, 118), and that “it is to the credit of Space Shuttle managers and the Shuttle workforce that the vehicle was able to achieve its program objectives for as long as it did” (CAIB, 2003: vol.

Another drastic response from Goldin was to create a budget crisis – asking for additional funds and alarming the White House by reporting insufficient funds for safety upgrades. With White House approval, Goldin reversed course on shuttle downsizing and hired new employees to take over key areas. By the end of the decade NASA realized that it had gone too far in staff reductions. It announced that it would stop projected cuts and rehire several hundred workers. In 1999 the X-33 faced some new technological barriers and Goldin admitted the X-33 program was a failure.

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