Apollo Era Resources
A collection of articles and publications, case studies, and videos on the Apollo program to assist researchers, facilitators, and the technical workforce.
Mike Leinbach, former space shuttle launch director, led NASA’s reconstruction efforts after the loss of Columbia. In this video, he shares how the agency worked to piece together the found debris to learn exactly what happened during the accident.
Columbia: Her Continued Mission
While NASA needed to study Columbia to learn exactly what happened to the shuttle and return to flight, the agency also knew that the artifacts had a lot to teach others. NASA started the loan program, so others could study her: learning her lessons and advancing science for future generations. This is Columbia’s continued mission.
Columbia’s Last Mission
The Space Shuttle Columbia thundered skyward at 10:39 AM on January 16, 2003 from Kennedy Space Center. Little more than a minute later, a chunk of insulating foam tore away from the external fuel tank and splintered against Columbia’s left wing. The incident did not disrupt Columbia’s planned path to orbit; indeed, nobody on the […]
Down to the Wire: Space Shuttle mission STS-116
Case study- During the Solid Rocket Booster (SRB) recovery for the Space Shuttle mission STS-116, an injury occurred on the retrieval ship MV Freedom Star. On Dec. 12, 2006, the ship was towing a booster into port when the tow wire jumped from its tow chute and struck a nearby crewman.
EGS Knowledge Management
Lessons Learned Database.
EVA Lessons Learned
A look at the history, evolution and future of Extravehicular Activity, also known as spacewalking. Hear from NASA team members who took part in making this complex task a reality, enabling some of the most impressive and daring achievements in the history of human spaceflight.
HEOMD Knowledge Management Resources
HEO knowledge resources captured and made publicly available to assist project executives, managers, and engineers in improving work processes and making risk-informed decisions.