Spotlight on Lessons Learned: Vibration “Over-Testing” Close Call

The importance of vibration testing in qualifying and accepting spaceflight hardware cannot be overstated, but the testing also introduces significant programmatic risk.

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Virtual Project Management Challenge: The Resilient Project Manager. RSVP Today!

Join us for the next Virtual PM Challenge on May 1, 2019.

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New Podcast Episode: Engineering NASA’s Science Missions

Joe Gasbarre, NASA Science Mission Directorate Chief Engineer, discusses the engineering side of science missions.

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Critical Knowledge inSight: Lessons and Legacies: Space Shuttle Columbia

Reflecting and learning from an accident can be an emotionally painful process, but also extremely important to improving safety in the future.

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Spotlight on Lessons Learned: High Pressure Industrial Water Valve Actuator Assembly Failure

The failure of a high pressure industrial water valve actuator assembly at a NASA test stand underscored the need for disciplined configuration control practices to ensure facility systems are built and maintained to the specified design.

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Critical Knowledge inSight: Enabling Effective Collaboration

NASA individuals and teams must collaborate effectively to make their missions a success due to the complex nature of their work.

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F-18 High Alpha Research Vehicle
Spotlight on Lessons Learned: F-18 High Alpha Research Vehicle

NASA’s High Alpha Technology Program used a highly modified F-18 airframe as its focal point and captured important lessons on improving high angle-of-attack capabilities.

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Concorde landing at Kansai International Airport in 1994. Credit: Spaceaero2
New Case Study Examines Lessons Learned from Concorde Flight 4590

Luxury supersonic aircraft that pushed the design envelope was felled by an improbable chain of events. 

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