The most amazing thing about Apollo 13 is the fact that NASA analyzed and
fixed the problem and launched Apollo 14 only nine months later. They did this
using only telemetry records and paperwork since the failed hardware burned up
on reentry. The shows a can-do spirit, the lesson being to pull yourself
together after a failure and try again.
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Received: Sun, 05 Sep 2021 01:55:25 PM EDT
From: Jean Marc Momple <jean.marc.momple(a)gmail.com>
To: Robert Bruninga <bruninga(a)usna.edu>Cc: saguaroastro
<saguaroastro(a)cox.net>, Felix Paez EA4GQS <ea4gqs(a)gmail.com>, AMSAT BB
Subject: [AMSAT-BB] Re: Help receiving GENESIS satellites - (and Apollo)
> The Apollo 13 story has been a greet lesson for me, basically how to to make
the best when all goes wrong and I used this example many times in my
professional life to demonstrate how to cope in crisis situation. Leadership
and down to earth logical solutions. But most important in these case of
crisis is have a strong leadership and a captain on board.
> About failures and learning from same I guess the SpaceX/Elon Musk
experiences these days speaks more that any other ones.
> My one cent additional input.
> Jean Marc (3B8DU)
> > On Sep 5, 2021, at 9:39 PM, Robert Bruninga <bruninga(a)usna.edu> wrote:
> > I'm reading the book "Failure is not an option" about the history of the
> > Mission Command Center and all the flight controllers for NASA.
> > Wow is it great reading.
> > Author is Gene Kranz, the flight controller for Mercury, Gemini, and
> > as well as Apollo-13
> > And YES, it is all about learning from the past to be ready for the next
> > Bob, WB4APR