Final Shuttle Report

Essay by al_rasebiUniversity, Bachelor'sA-, May 2007

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� Case Study

Report Title: - The Space Shuttle Challenger Accident

from an Organizational Behavior Approach

Student Name: -

ID Number: - 970002058

Programme: -

Engineering Management Bachelor of

Applied Science

(Organizational Behavior 405)

College Teacher: - Dr. Jamal Al-Husane

Date: - 7/10/2002


Table of Contents Page

1- Introduction:- 3

2- Challenger Constriction:- 4

3- Signs Of The Tragedy:- 5

4- What Went Wrong? And What Failed?:- 6

How Did Challenger Astronauts Died?:- 8

The Crew 9

Problem of the Shuttle. (Safety Standard Sufficient). 10

Future of the US programs: - 11

Conclusions: - 12

References: - 13



In 1960 the Soviets had launched the first one-man spacecraft to Orbit. For Americans, President Kennedy's declaration focused the Space Race on a clear goal: landing a man on the Moon before the Soviets, The Space Race became a race to the Moon. The United States had separate civilian and military agencies, and only the military space programs were secret, Civilian space activates-especially the race to the Moon were openly publicized for the world to see.

Neil Armstrong, command pilot of the Apollo 11 mission, was the first man on the Moon, at 02:56:15 GMT on July 21, 1969. The Space Shuttle made its debut in 1981 as the U.S. launch vehicle for human spaceflight in Earth orbit. During its design, construction, and early operation, the Space Shuttle was intended to be an economical replacement for expendable launch vehicles that are used only once. It is the world's first re-flyable spacecraft.


Challenger Constriction

The Space Shuttle was developed for a variety of purposes: satellite delivery and retrieval. Orbit servicing, round-trip service for science instruments, and laboratory research in space. The military, commercial, and scientific communities have used the Shuttle for their projects in space. The Space Shuttle main...