human error

Learn your lessons (or crash and burn)

Submitted by nat on Thu, 03 Sep 2015 - 21:14
(this article was first posted at eSocSci.org.nz) On 31 October 2014, the world’s first commercial passenger space ship crashed, killing the co-pilot and seriously injuring the pilot. SpaceShipTwo (also known as ‘VSS Enterprise’) was undergoing tests after being reconfigured into what was intended to be the final state to take on passengers for suborbital joyrides to the edge of space...