STS-121 Launch Date Decision

Despite Objections, NASA Decides to Launch the Space Shuttle on July First, SpaceRef

"Griffin was rather clear about what would happen if there was a larger problem. "If we have another major incident with the launch of the shuttle I would not want to continue with the program." Griffin added later "If we lost another vehicle I will tell you right now that I would be moving to shut the program down. I am sorry if that sounds too blunt for some but that's where I am."

Shuttle launch date set despite safety objections, Spaceflight Now

"NASA Administrator Mike Griffin, overruling objections from the agency's chief engineer and safety office, cleared the shuttle Discovery for launch July 1 on a mission to service and resupply the international space station."

  • submit to reddit


Loading



MILITARY SPACE USA, 11TH JUNE TO 12TH JUNE 2019, LOS ANGELES, USA
49th International Conference on Environmental Systems - ICES 2019



Join our mailing list




Commercialization: Monthly Archives

Monthly Archives

About this Entry

This page contains a single entry by Keith Cowing published on June 17, 2006 3:26 PM.

Confederate Flag Follow-up was the previous entry in this blog.

HQ Security Fumbles Again is the next entry in this blog.

Find recent content on the main index or look in the archives to find all content.