Skip to comments."Russian Launch Failures Aren’t a Bug, They’re a Feature"
Posted on 03/26/2018 8:27:16 AM PDT by Voption
"Over the past few years, Ive been keeping track of Russias annual launch failures. For reasons I cant quite recall, the table Ive used only went back to 2009. Recently, I saw a graphic on a Russian website about launch failures, and I realized I hadnt gone back far enough. So, I dug into the records of the last 30 years from 1988 through 2017, which covers Russia and the last four years of the Soviet Union. And holy crap! There were a helluva lot of them. Launch failures are not a bug in the system, theyre a feature..."
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China has perfect launch record.
That was such a horrible, horrible incident.
Three words hardly ever observed in the same phrase or sentence as a positive trait: Russian Quality Assurance
The Russians carry our astronauts to the Space Station don’t they?
Had an odd thought. If Gregarin had taken Komarov’s place as he was alleged to have tried, would Komarov been flying Gregarin’s MiG-15 the following year?
That was after they paid BillyJeff to hand over technical secrets. And that was after the CEO of “Honeywell”, a big Dem donor, already revealed the informaton.)
The US had plenty of vehicle failures too, especially in the early days. Two resulted in fatalities (Challenger,1983 and Columbia in 2003. Apollo 1 was a ground test but it should count too. Thats 17 crew lost. Apollo 13 was a really close call.
Lots of failures and flaws that should have deadlined the vehicles and missions until they were fixed were ignored due to time, political and monetary pressures.
I think that was CEO Bernie Schwartz of Loral.
Sounds right. Loral acquired a Honeywell division, and was frequently mentioned as the division involved in helping the Chicoms fix their problem, and giving them the knowledge to more accurately target the ICBMS pointed at the US.
The Big Bang Theory - Howard goes to Space
9 times out of 10 no problem
They changed the type of outside insulation so that it contained no CFC's or HFC's. The new insulation proceeded to fall off in big chunks, at the wrong time.
Both space shuttle failures were caused by the ozone hole.
They changed the type of outside insulation so that it contained no CFC’s or HFC’s. The new insulation proceeded to fall off in big chunks, at the wrong time.
So in reality, the ozone hole didn’t cause the failure,
excessive environmental concern caused the failures.
No China doesn’t.
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