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By David M. Harland

The first actual publication on area platforms disasters written from an engineering point of view.

Focuses at the reasons of the mess ups and discusses how the engineering wisdom base has been superior by way of the teachings realized.

Discusses non-fatal anomalies which don't have an effect on the last word luck of a challenge, yet that are mess ups however.

Describes engineering features of the spacecraft, making this a priceless complementary reference paintings to standard engineering texts.

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