Flight Test Safety Fact, 20-11
How often have you heard the term “Lessons Learned”? If you attended this year’s SETP virtual symposium, you heard it a lot. If you have been in this business for more than a few years, you have heard it a lot.
Broadly speaking, three things happened with the Saturn V and its payload during an Apollo mission. 1. Launch — building momentum very slowly. 2. Second stage — ejecting whatever was expendable to focus remaining valuable resources on what was important. 3. Command Module — precisely navigating