Astronaut Rick D. Husband, pilot, reads over the flight data file at the pilot's station on the starboard side of Discovery's forward cabin during a mission in 1999. Credit: NASA
Widow Provides Perspective on Columbia Accident

Evelyn Husband Thompson’s keynote address during national tour moves audience.

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Critical Knowledge inSight: Human Spaceflight Mishaps’ Common Root Causal Factors

It is crucial to learn and understand as much as possible about the causes of human spaceflight mishaps to prevent them from reoccurring and to make future missions as safe as possible.

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New Podcast Episode: Mars Opportunity Rover Mission

Abigail Fraeman, deputy project scientist on the Mars Exploration Rover mission, discusses the Opportunity rover mission.

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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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