Shuttle launch 'could have faced disaster'

Joyce, Christopher
June 1991
New Scientist;6/1/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1771, p19
Reports on the prevention of a possible accident involving the Columbia space shuttle in May 1991 in the U.S. Warning aired by the shuttle builder, Rockwell International, on the possible defects in temperature sensors; Removal of the cracked sensors; Reactions of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration on the flaws of the sensors; Dedication of the space experiment to medicine.


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