By Matthew Kohut and Don Cohen As its name suggests, a Flight Readiness Review, or FRR, gives teams responsible for various elements of a NASA flight mission an opportunity to ensure technical questions raised at earlier reviews have been adequately dealt with and to raise concerns about anything else that might affect mission success.
By Bo Schwerin One morning in 1990, a group of Glenn Research Center employees arrived to find their workspace upended by an apparent hurricane.
By Ed Hoffman The shuttle has been the dominant image of an entire generation of human spaceflight, shaping NASA’s missions, organization, and self-image for nearly thirty years.
Don Cohen, Managing Editor In his Knowledge Notebook piece (“How Organizations Learn Anything”), Laurence Prusak says that most effective learning comes from hands-on experience combined with reflection on that experience. He notes that many organizations give short shrift to the reflection part.