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    [EBOOK/EPUB] (Safe Is Not an Option) As a longtime NASA geek I appreciate Simberg's excellent job of outlining the troubles with American space exploration and his cautious optimism regarding privatecommercial efforts My big takeaway is Do we continue the 'pork over progress' model that strangles settlement and development or do we embrace the explorer's mentality that created modern maritime and aviation technology

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    read Safe Is Not an Option Rand Simberg ✓ 9 characters [EBOOK/EPUB] (Safe Is Not an Option) A thoughtful and very important discussion of the issues constraining the way human Spaceflight is conducted Though written in 20122013 its points are valid and in many cases prescient Definitely worth the read

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    read Safe Is Not an Option [EBOOK/EPUB] (Safe Is Not an Option) This book is a winning combination of being both important and easy to read It's important because it raises issues that lawmakers policy makers industry and prospective customers must all address namely what is our appetite for risk in space travel The book starts with inspiring stories many of which we are already familiar with but when Sim

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    [EBOOK/EPUB] (Safe Is Not an Option) An interesting book that is moderately effective in making its point However I wanted More facts statistics stories Most of the book consisted of long uotes from various groups and organizations I would have rather he expanded his research and

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    [EBOOK/EPUB] (Safe Is Not an Option) Even if you read RISKS even if you're well informed there is plenty of new information here worth reading Simberg has a good understanding of our depressingly risk averse and ill informed culture; of spaceflight engineering; and most importantly the human project management pitfalls that have led to the death of

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Safe Is Not an Option review ¸ E-book, or Kindle E-pub S been fundamentally irrational expensive and even dangerous while generating minimal accomplishment for maximal cost This book entertainingly explains why this means that we must regulate passenger safety in the new commercial spaceflight industry with a lighter hand than many might instinctively prefer that NASA must carefully evaluate rewards from a planned mission to rationally determine how much should be spent to avoid the loss of participants and that Congress must stop insisting that safety is the highest priority for such insistence is an elouent testament to how unimportant they and the nation consider the opening of this new frontier About the Author Rand Simberg is a recovering aerospace engineer with over a third of a century of experience in the space industry Early in his career he accumulated over a decade of experience in engineering and managem A great book about how we should assess risk While it focuses on space exploration it s lessons are practical for all sorts of policy

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Safe Is Not an Option review ¸ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ent at the Aerospace Corporation in El Segundo California and Rockwell International in Downey California Since leaving Rockwell in 1993 he has been a consultant in space technology and business development as well as a technology entrepreneur He also advises on regulatory and market issues pertaining to commercial and personal spaceflight Mr Simberg holds multiple engineering degrees from the University of Michigan Ann Arbor and a Masters degree in Technical Management from West Coast University in Los Angeles He is an adjunct scholar with the Competitive Enterprise Institute and has written many pieces for Popular Mechanics Fox News America Online PJMedia National Review Reason magazine The Weekly Standard The Washington Times and TCSDaily among others He has also written extensive essays on space policy and technology for the uarterly journal The New Atlantis Even if you read RISKS even if you re well informed there is plenty of new information here worth reading Simberg has a good understanding of our depressingly risk averse and ill informed culture of spaceflight engineering and most importantly the human project management pitfalls that have led to the death of American manned spaceflight He presents solid analyses of why current policies are misguided and how to go about fixing them And he writes engagingly with well organized material

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Safe Is Not an Option review ¸ E-book, or Kindle E-pub The history of exploration and establishment of new lands science and technologies has always entailed risk to the health and lives of the explorers Yet when it comes to exploring and developing the high frontier of space the harshest frontier ever the highest value is apparently not the accomplishment of those goals but of minimizing if not eliminating the possibility of injury or death of the humans carrying them out For decades since the end of Apollo human spaceflight has been very expensive and relatively rare about 500 people total with a death rate of about 4% largely because of this risk aversion on the part of the federal government and culture From the Space Shuttle to the International Space Station the new commercial crew program to deliver astronauts to it and the regulatory approach for commercial spaceflight providers our attitude toward safety ha A thoughtful and very important discussion of the issues constraining the way human Spaceflight is conducted Though written in 20122013 its points are valid and in many cases prescient Definitely worth the read

  • Paperback
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  • Safe Is Not an Option
  • Rand Simberg
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  • 11 May 2019
  • 9780989135511