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Chart (handwritten) of the MTI assessment regarding temperature concerns on the Space Shuttle Challenger's O-rings Chart N/A
Engineering drawing of viewing angles for cameras near Space Shuttle Challenger launch site Engineering Drawing 00:20

7 Myths about the Challenger shuttle disaster
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(2011),
Source: www.nbcnews.com
A newspaper article published by a NBC news space analyst, James Oberg on January 25, 2011.
(2011),
Source: www.nbcnews.com
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Breakdown: Deadly Technological Disasters
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written by Neil Schlager (Detroit, MI: Visible Ink Press, 1995, originally published 1995), 254 page(s)
This book is a collection of well-known disasters, including the Titanic, the Chernobyl meltdown, and the Exxon Valdez oil spill.
written by Neil Schlager (Detroit, MI: Visible Ink Press, 1995, originally published 1995), 254 page(s)
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Challenger Images
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(2010),
Source: grin.hq.nasa.gov
A photo gallery published on May 13, 2010 by the Great Images in NASA online collection.
(2010),
Source: grin.hq.nasa.gov
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Creating a Mindful Organisation
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written by Futuremedia (Sydney, New South Wales: Futuremedia, 2013), 30 mins
Professor Andrew Hopkins, a world-renowned expert in industrial accident analysis, outlines the characteristics of high-reliability organizations and why the 'culture of denial' prevents many organizations from acting on warning signs.
written by Futuremedia (Sydney, New South Wales: Futuremedia, 2013), 30 mins
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Disaster, Major Malfunction
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written by British Broadcasting Corporation; produced by Bryn Higgins, fl. 1992, in Disaster (Sydney, New South Wales: Futuremedia, 2013), 30 mins
A failure to the Space Shuttle Challenger's O-ring seal leads to an explosion 73 seconds into its flight, killing all seven astronauts on board. The ensuing Rogers Commission reveals the O-ring was not designed to withstand very low temperatures.
written by British Broadcasting Corporation; produced by Bryn Higgins, fl. 1992, in Disaster (Sydney, New South Wales: Futuremedia, 2013), 30 mins
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The Fantastic Mr. Feynman
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produced by Mark Hedgecoe (BBC Worldwide, 2013), 52 mins
Richard Feynman is one of the most iconic, influential and inspiring scientists of the 20th century. He helped design the atomic bomb, solved the mystery of the Challenger Shuttle catastrophe and won a Nobel Prize. Now, 25 years after his death - in his own words and those of his friends and family - this is the s...
produced by Mark Hedgecoe (BBC Worldwide, 2013), 52 mins
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Introduction to Engineering
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written by Paul H. Wright, John Wiley & Sons (New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, 2002, originally published 2002), 276 page(s)
This book provides an overview of the role engineers play in solving some of today's most complex problems.
written by Paul H. Wright, John Wiley & Sons (New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, 2002, originally published 2002), 276 page(s)
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Investigation of the Challenger Accident
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(1986),
Source: www.gpo.gov
An accident report by the House of Representatives on October 29, 1986.
(1986),
Source: www.gpo.gov
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Investigation of the Challenger Accident: Report of the Committee on Science and Technology, House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session
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written by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology (District of Columbia: United States. Government Printing Office, 1986, originally published 1986), 442 page(s)
This is the report produced by the U.S. House Committee on Science and Technology for the 1986 Space Shuttle Challenger disaster.
written by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology (District of Columbia: United States. Government Printing Office, 1986, originally published 1986), 442 page(s)
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Kerwin Letters
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(2003),
Source: science.ksc.nasa.gov
An aftermath letter posted by Steve Garber from NASA on February 3, 2003.
(2003),
Source: science.ksc.nasa.gov
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