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Breaking the Mishap Chain by P.W. Merlin, G.A. Bendrick, D.A. Holland

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Breaking the Mishap Chain
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Publisher: NASA
Number of pages: 244

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This volume contains a collection of case studies of mishaps involving experimental aircraft, aerospace vehicles, and spacecraft in which human factors played a significant role. It is offered as a learning tool so that future organizations, programs, and projects may not be destined to repeat the mistakes of the past.

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