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on 28 December 2014
Super Feynman stuff : sadly much of it is already published in " Surely You're Joking Mr Feynman ", and " What Do You Care What Other People Think ?" Still : I'm glad I bought it, if only for the intro by Freeman Dyson and the report on the Challenger Space Disaster. The latter could be re-titled " NASA'S DIRTY LAUNDRY WASHED IN PUBLIC ! " or " NASA'S NASTY SECRETS SPILLED ! " He clearly warned another accident could happen, and then it did . COLUMBIA was caused by, as described on www.space.com . sic. " An investigation board determined that a large piece of foam fell from the shuttle's external tank and fatally breached the spacecraft wing. This problem with foam had been known for years, and NASA came under intense scrutiny in Congress and in the media for allowing the situation to continue.