Astronaut demonstrated capability of humans in space, guiding the capsule manually for multiple orbits and an eventful reentry.
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.
Probe that rewrote textbooks in the 1980s reaches a remarkable milestone decades later.
The Parker Solar Probe reaches the Sun, OSIRIS-REx finds hydroxyls on Bennu, and still no contact from Opportunity.
Material creep and joint relaxation in thermal strap joints under load at room temperature can result in thermal performance degradation at cryogenic operating temperatures.
One billion people were following news of the first spacecraft to reach the Moon with humans aboard.