I met Amy Shira Teitel at the Science Online 2012 conference, and we had an interesting conversation about the risks of spaceflight. Have a look at this extensive coverage by Amy of the Apollo 1 fire, which happened 45 years ago.
Man, reading about the Apollo 1 fire is really hard. At that time I worked in the Development & Evaluation Lab at Honeywell in Minneapolis testing Apollo control system components. When the news of the fire came we were utterly stunned.
Lot of sad anniversaries at this time of year. Columbia disaster was Feb. 1st too wasn’t it?
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