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Reassessing the situation after these skeptical responses, the Thiokol managers
changed their minds and decided that they now favored launching the next day.
They said the evidence presented by the engineers was inconclusive, that cool ...
Engineers at Thiokol prepared 13 charts to make the case that the Challenger
should not be launched the next day, given the forecast of very chilly weather.28
Drawn up in a few hours, the charts were faxed to nasa and discussed in two
... also appeared on Thiokol's final approval of the Challenger launch (
reproduced here with the epigraphs on page 26), ... Committee on Science and
Technology: "U. Edwin Garrison, President of the Aerospace Group at Thiokol,
testified that ...
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Images and Quantities
Displays of Evidence for Making Decisions
The Smallest Effective Difference
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