Astronaut demonstrated capability of humans in space, guiding the capsule manually for multiple orbits and an eventful reentry.
Luxury supersonic aircraft that pushed the design envelope was felled by an improbable chain of events.
The Apollo Program and the Apollo 1 fire led to several lessons that NASA should never forget.
A deadly fire during a routine test shocked the nation and lead to a solemn vow to be tough and competent.
Accepting a task to perform a fast-track engine test prior to fully understanding its risks and challenges led to cost and schedule issues.
An example or model of a productive and effective team can help leaders monitor and benchmark their own team’s performance.