John H. Glenn Jr. during his historic flight in the tight Mercury spacecraft on February 20, 1962. Credit: NASA
This Month in NASA History: John Glenn Triumphs in MA-6

Astronaut demonstrated capability of humans in space, guiding the capsule manually for multiple orbits and an eventful reentry. 

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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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Critical Knowledge inSight: Lessons & Legacies: Apollo 1

The Apollo Program and the Apollo 1 fire led to several lessons that NASA should never forget.

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Astronauts for the first Apollo mission (L-R) Roger B. Chaffee, Edward H. White and Virgil I. Grissom practice for the mission in the Apollo Mission Simulator. Credit: NASA
This Month in NASA History: Tragedy Strikes the Apollo Program

A deadly fire during a routine test shocked the nation and lead to a solemn vow to be tough and competent.   

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Spotlight on Lessons Learned: Project Management Lessons Learned on a Fast Track Engine Test

Accepting a task to perform a fast-track engine test prior to fully understanding its risks and challenges led to cost and schedule issues.

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Critical Knowledge inSight: Successful Team Behavior
Critical Knowledge inSight: Successful Team Behavior

An example or model of a productive and effective team can help leaders monitor and benchmark their own team’s performance.

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Voyager 2 has entered interstellar space. Credit: NASA
Voyager 2 Enters Interstellar Space

Probe that rewrote textbooks in the 1980s reaches a remarkable milestone decades later.

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An illustration of Parker Solar Probe approaching the Sun. Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins APL/Steve Gribben
NASA Mission Updates

The Parker Solar Probe reaches the Sun, OSIRIS-REx finds hydroxyls on Bennu, and still no contact from Opportunity.

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