DV Hardware - bringing you the hottest news about processors, graphics cards, Intel, AMD, NVIDIA, hardware and technology!

   Home | News submit | News Archives | Reviews | Articles | Howto's | Advertise
DarkVision Hardware - Daily tech news
March 20, 2018 
Main Menu
News archives

Who's Online
There are currently 78 people online.


Latest Reviews
Arctic BioniX F120 and F140 fans
Jaybird Freedom 2 wireless sport headphones
Ewin Racing Champion gaming chair
Zowie P-TF Rough mousepad
Zowie FK mouse
BitFenix Ronin case
Ozone Rage ST headset
Lamptron FC-10 SE fan controller

Follow us

NASA isn't loosening space shuttle risks standards

Posted on Saturday, April 23 2005 @ 13:26:55 CEST by

The New York Times said that NASA loosened its acceptable risk standards for the space shuttle, but NASA responded that the report is false. The Space Shuttle Discovery will only be launched if it's safe.
The newspaper cited internal documents including one saying that lesser standards must be used to determine acceptable risks, "because we cannot meet" traditional standards.

The article's technical assertions were "factually correct," NASA spokesman Bob Jacobs said. But he added, "The assertion that we're loosening standards is not."
The space agency says that they take all safety assessments very seriously, they will not fly the orbiter until they feel that it is safe to fly.

More info at Reuters



DV Hardware - Privacy statement
All logos and trademarks are property of their respective owner.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2002-2017 DM Media Group bvba