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by Barbara Haveland,Claus Jensen
Author: Barbara Haveland,Claus Jensen
Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux; 1st edition (January 1, 1996)
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Claus Jensen (Author), Barbara Haveland (Translator). ISBN-13: 978-0374120368. In a gripping narrative that comprises a strong cautionary tale, Jensen, a Danish professor of literature, views the Challenger disaster as a prime example of the crippling bureaucracy of large organizations. One of the first books of the Challenger disaster, this is a good general discussion of that event as well as a decent analysis of NASA's perceived "downfall" from the heights of the Apollo program to the stressed, over-ranging attempts at cheap, monthly launches of the Shuttle.
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The book dramatically recounts the story of Challenger, including the hectic preparations (influenced by everything . Barbara J. Haveland (born 1951) translates fiction, poetry and drama from Danish and Norwegian to English.
The book dramatically recounts the story of Challenger, including the hectic preparations (influenced by everything from Vice President Bush's travel plans to missing spare parts) and the postmortem investigation spearheaded by the Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman. features works by many leading Danish and Norwegian writers including Peter Hoeg, Ib Michael, Jan Kjaerstad and Linn Ullmann.
The Challenger explosion, ten years ago next month, was the most .
The Challenger explosion, ten years ago next month, was the most traumatic setback to the US space program to date. Here, a Danish professor of literature and space-travel enthusiast tries to put it in context. Using mostly secondary sources, Jensen explains that, from the start, there were conflicts between the scientific and political arms of NASA. But during the Apollo missions, the space program was held together by the common goal of putting an American on the moon.
A Dramatic Narrative about the Challenger Accident and Our Time.
book by Claus Jensen . Sounding a warning about our dangerous reliance on technology and its complex infrastructure, this intriguing study of the Challenger tragedy argues that the disaster was inevitable because of the perilous interrelationship among politics, big business, and science.
The book dramatically recounts the story of Challenger, including the . With elegance and wit, Claus Jensen traces the history of rockets, from Wernher von Braun to the development of the "NASA culture. Less a history of just the Challenger disaster, Jensen writes of the history of rocket development in the first section at some length, a distance some readers who prefer focus on the Challenger accident may not wish to travel.
ISBN 13: 9780374120368.
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