Essays Tagged: "Space Shuttle Columbia"

NASA - Their current public relations problems explained.

lic Relations ProblemAt 8:00 AM CDT on February 1, 2003, all communications were lost with the space shuttle Columbia (STS-107) as the craft disintegrated during re-entry over the clear blue skie ... thinking about public relations at a time like this? I, naïve as I tend to be, do not think so. Space flight is an extremely risky business. In that regard, I don't necessarily believe that NASA, ...

(6 pages) 263 1 4.7 Jul/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Unplanned Organizational Change at NASA.

After the tragedy of the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster, some unplanned changes are on the way at NASA. The changes are a di ... ng exploratory reports that accused management, communication, and overall cultural failures in the space shuttle program as the reason for the loss of the space shuttle. How the management teams at N ... e. How the management teams at NASA choose to address these issues will determine the future of the space shuttle programs at NASA.Unplanned Organization Change at NASAThe main focus of the article th ...

(3 pages) 102 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Organizational Behavior MGT/331.

by Paul Recer, analyzes internal problems and the organizational culture NASA, the world's largest space organization.Organizational CultureWhat is the culture of an organization? Culture is comprise ... s accident as foam did". The CAIB defended this position in "a stinging 248-page report stating the space agency lacks "effective checks and balances, does not have an independent safety program, and ...

(4 pages) 471 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

This is an essay about the tragedies of space travel.

ll are immune to making mistakes. On January 28, 1986 America was shocked by the destruction of the space shuttle Challenger, and the death of its seven crew members. As is expected in a field ... s expected in a field of work that's exploratory and uncertain such as the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) space program, any tragedy that occurs often makes inside employees, gov ...

(4 pages) 90 1 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Success through failure

lue. The failed Columbia mission and the Vietnam War are two such examples.The goal of the Columbia space shuttle mission was to launch safely into space, perform scientific experiments, and to land s ... ific experiments, and to land safely on earth. This was shat the crew and the people at the Houston space center attempted. This mission was successful until reentry, when the shuttle disintegrated wi ...

(1 pages) 34 1 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Sally Ride

Sally Ride First Women In Space Sally Ride, former NASA Astronaut, was born on May 26,1951 in Los Angeles, California. She gra ... e is a physicist at the University of California. She also is the former director of the California space science institute.Sally Ride at the age of 27 read about NASA's call for astronauts in the Sta ... call for astronauts in the Stanford University paper. More than 8,000 men and women applied to the space program that year. 35 were accepted, 6 of them were women. One was Sally Ride. After joining N ...

(1 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy