Notes and Reflections on Books and Media
by Hannah Leitheiser
#spaceshuttle #launchsequence #orings
Truth, Lies, and O-Rings: Inside the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster
Allan J McDonald & James R. Hansen
1. The Space shuttle is bolted down prior to launch.
2. The shuttle engine fires. Torque flexes the booster seals.
3. Bolts are exploded as the booster rockets fire. Torque forces are rebalanced.