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Critical Knowledge inSight: Mitigation of Micrometeoroids and Orbital Debris Risk
Critical Knowledge inSight: Mitigation of Micrometeoroids and Orbital Debris Risk

Micrometeoroids and orbital debris (MMOD) produce an impact threat that could cause damage to or even the loss of a spacecraft.

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Critical Knowledge inSight: Manufacturing Process Improvements

Learning throughout your program and project will lead to better performance for future programs and projects.

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Critical Knowledge inSight: Kjell Lindgren: Reflections on Astronaut Training

Astronaut training is critically important to the success and safety of missions.

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Critical Knowledge inSight: Challenges and Lessons Learned from Logistics
Critical Knowledge inSight: Challenges and Lessons Learned from Logistics

Involving logistics engineers in development and operations can help save a project time and budget.

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Critical Knowledge inSight: Lessons from Working Internationally
Critical Knowledge inSight: Lessons from Working Internationally

Programs with international partnerships benefit from having a process framework in place to help with timing of key programmatic decisions, engineering standards, interfaces, software and many other details that contribute to program success.

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Critical Knowledge inSight: Project Management

Finishing as much work as possible early on is one of the keys to keeping a project on schedule.

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Critical Knowledge inSight: Lessons Learned from the Copiapo Mine Rescue in 2010
Critical Knowledge inSight: Lessons Learned from the Copiapo Mine Rescue in 2010

Some principles learned from human spaceflight can be transportable to help people in extreme remote situations on Earth.

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Critical Knowledge inSight: Interagency Partnerships

The complexity of the recovery operations for the Orion spacecraft created useful lessons on partnerships between two government agencies.

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