The Big Think

May 27, 2014

There Safe and Then There’s Straightjacket-Safe

Filed under: Space — jasony @ 2:21 pm

Safety First? It’s Time for a Fresh Look at the Risks of Spaceflight – NBC News.com:

“‘The exploration and development of space is a national priority. Therefore, NASA’s first priority must be mission success in the critical steps toward reaching this goal. Consistent with this priority NASA shall strive at all times to achieve a level of safety comparable to that enjoyed by other critical national programs in extreme environments, such as deep-ocean and polar activities.'”

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