Highlights – Issue 20, November 2004
Stories

A Glass Can Be Half Full—Even in Microgravity


The project team's response to this challenge taught me how resilient people and projects can be when you give them the chance
Thomas Sutliff

Managing the Unexpected


You can go through your whole career and never have someone drop one of your spacecraft. I think that would have been nice
Marty Davis

Warning: Projects May Be Closer Than They Appear


It was a crazy time. I lost 20 pounds. My team kept asking, "What happened to our development manager?"
Colby Africa

Cleaning Out the Closet


Like the closet that accumulates all the stuff we buy and never get rid of, we felt our list could stand a little spring cleaning
W. Scott Cameron
Insights

The Morning Meeting


The idea was simple: a short, all-hands meeting once a day to maintain the week's action item list
By Scott Tibbitts

Putting Patience to the Test


I had made some serious errors in judgment, and I was kicking myself mentally while steeling myself for dealing with the repercussions
By Ray Morgan

No Launch Before Its Time


I remember a member of the crew asking me, "Is this normal?" And in my experience, it wasn't
By Bill Townsend

A Collaboration on Collaboration


We learned quickly that we were a group with diverse backgrounds, in every sense of the word
By Brent Cobleigh

ASK Talks with Gary Klein


Dr. Gary Klein, Chief Scientist of Klein Associates Inc., discusses how stories help to strengthen intuition

ASK Magazine, Issue 20, November 2004

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