The Challenger Launch Decision

Author: Diane Vaughan
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022634696X
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In a new preface, Vaughan reveals the ramifications for this book and for her when a similar decision-making process brought down NASA's Space Shuttle Columbia in 2003.

Exploring The Social

Author: Peter Kivisto
Publisher: McGraw-Hill College
ISBN: 9780072386318
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... Lessons Learned" from The Challenger Launch Decision: Risky Technology,
Culture, and Deviance at NASA. ... L.L.C. Andrew J. Cherlin, "Divorce and
Remarriage" from Marriage, Divorce, Remarriage, Revised and Enlarged Edition.

Controlling Unlawful Organizational Behavior

Author: Diane Vaughan
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226851747
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Diane Vaughan reconstructs the Ohio Revco case, an example of Medicaid provider fraud in which a large drugstore chain initiated a computer-generated double billing scheme that cost the state and federal government half a million dollars in ...

Normal Accidents

Author: Charles Perrow
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400828494
Size: 59.21 MB
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" In the new afterword to this edition Perrow reviews the extensive work on the major accidents of the last fifteen years, including Bhopal, Chernobyl, and the Challenger disaster.

Seeing Like A Rover

Author: Janet Vertesi
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022615601X
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With Seeing Like a Rover, Janet Vertesi takes us behind the scenes to reveal the work that goes into creating our knowledge of Mars.

The Enigma Of The Aerofoil

Author: David Bloor
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226060934
Size: 10.40 MB
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In The Enigma of the Aerofoil, David Bloor probes a neglected aspect of this important period in the history of aviation.

Inventing The American Astronaut

Author: Matthew H. Hersch
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137025298
Size: 72.18 MB
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A fresh and fascinating look at the Space Age that demolishes the myth of the fearless, hot-shot astronaut.

From Engineering Science To Big Science

Author: Pamela Etter Mack
Publisher: U.S. Government Printing Office
ISBN:
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Howard E. McCurdy in his 1989 article "The Decay of NASA's Technical Culture.
... and a use in public-policy discussions, for an enlarged historical perspective
concerning the NACA technical culture. ... Press, 1993); Vaughan, The
Challenger Launch Decision: Risky Technology, Culture, and Deviance at NASA
(Chicago, ...

Challenger

Author: Malcolm McConnell
Publisher: Doubleday
ISBN:
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Recounts the Challenger tragedy, describes how politics has influenced the space program, and reexamines the decision to launch

Encyclopedia Americana Skin To Sumac

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S, 1986, STS 51-L, the 25th shuttle mission and the 9th for Challenger, was
launched from the KSC. ... particularly the O-ring and SRB design; the role of
safety and engineering considerations in launch decision making prior to and on
the day of launch was enlarged; ... Vaughan, Diane, The Challenger Launch
Decision: Risky Technology, Culture, and Deviance at NASA (Univ. of Chicago
Press 1996).