No Way To Bail Out

Challenger's lessons prove elusive, opinion by Mike Mullane, USA Today

"The shuttle remains the only manned spacecraft ever to fly without a means for the crew to "bail out" in powered flight. Having flown three times on one, I can assure you that the lack of an escape system is foremost on the minds of every astronaut who straps into a shuttle cockpit. A catastrophic launch failure means certain death."

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