The Challenger Disaster
This online engineering PDH interactive presentation provides guidance on the Challenger mission, its design, and the cause of accident.
The mission, designated STS-51-L or 51-L, was considered as one of the most productive engineering, scientific and exploratory programs in history. The Space Shuttle was a partially reusable spacecraft operated by NASA.
This 1 PDH online interactive presentation is intended for structural engineers, design personnel and other technical professionals who are involved in engineering disasters.
This continuing education interactive presentation is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:
- To understand the mission and the primary goal of the challenger shuttle mission
- To identify the crew members and their specific role in this mission
- To learn about the design of the shuttle and the purpose of each of its component
- To understand the payload and the flight schedule of the mission
- To know the chronological order of the launch delays and the lift off
- To identify the cause of the accident and the events that lead to it
- To know the process of the recovery of the debris and crew
- To understand the measures taken by NASA after the disaster
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