IAP Independent Activities Period
overview participate organize offerings calendar  
for-credit subjects non-credit activities by category non-credit activities by sponsor non-credit activities by date

IAP 2007 Activity

Two Case Studies of Launch Vehicle Mishaps
Peter W. Young
Thu Jan 25, 02-03:00pm, Room 33-116

No enrollment limit, no advance sign up
Single session event
Prereq: N/A

Col. Peter Young
A discussion of the circumstances leading to two launch vehicle mishaps: a Titan IV expendable launch vehicle and a Pegasus XL winged launch vehicle mishap. Videos and slides will provide insight into the mishaps' 'root causes', and attendees will be provided insight into the operational decisions that were primary contributors to these accidents.
Contact: Peter W. Young, 33-240, x3-5340, pwyoung@mit.edu
Sponsor: Aeronautics and Astronautics
Latest update: 22-Jan-2007

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Home | Overview | Participate | Organize | Offerings | Calendar | Search
Comments and questions to: iap-www@mit.edu Academic Resource Center, Room 7-104, 617-253-1668
Last update: 30 September 2004