Waiving Safety Margins

Ex-NASA engineer: Waiving safety margins 'crazy', CNN

[Bob Daugherty] "You never throw away a margin while you're sitting on the ground in comfort. Those things are designed for when you're flying. This is an aging vehicle. Those failures and unknowns are probably there because it's an aging vehicle, and you're crazy to throw away that safety while you're sitting there on the ground."

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