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February 2022 INSIGHT Now Available

Don’t miss the latest issue of INSIGHT, APPEL Knowledge Services’ online publication featuring our new podcasts, columns, articles, lessons learned and more. We invite you to read it today on our website.

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Critical Knowledge inSight: Open-mindedness

A leader who keeps an open mind will bring in more diverse opinions and ideas to help a project succeed.

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In this Small Steps, Giant Leaps podcast graphic, we are showing a team of technicians checking one of James Webb Space Telescope's mirror segments. Credit: NASA
Podcast Episode 78: Engineering Best Practices–Part 1

NASA Chief Engineer Ralph Roe discusses engineering best practices.

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Spotlight on Lessons Learned: Electrical Short Circuits due to Tin Whiskers

An investigation into the cause of intermittent electrical shorts on the Cassini space probe over a six-year period determined they were most likely due to the presence of tin whiskers. 

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Podcast Episode 77: VERITAS
Podcast Episode 77: VERITAS

NASA’s John Brophy discusses the VERITAS mission to Venus.

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Video Feature banner showing two side-by-side comparison images of Venus—on the left is the image taken by Parker Solar Probe's Wide-Field Imager, or WISPR, and on the right is an image created by radar from the Magellan mission. Credit: NASA
Featured Video: NASA’s New Views of Venus’ Surface From Space

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe has taken its first visible light images of the surface of Venus from space.

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January 2022 INSIGHT Now Available

Don’t miss the latest issue of INSIGHT, APPEL Knowledge Services’ online publication featuring our new podcasts, columns, articles, lessons learned and more. We invite you to read it today on our website.

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Spotlight on Lessons Learned: Cable Harness Wiring and Connector Anomalies Caused by Induced Damage in Human Spaceflight Vehicles

NASA has discovered wiring damage issues in every crewed vehicle system, but early indications suggest the new generation of vehicles appears to benefit from more simplified designs and lower technician traffic during integration.

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Podcast Episode 76: DAVINCI
Podcast Episode 76: DAVINCI

NASA’s Mike Sekerak discusses the DAVINCI mission to Venus.

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