In an interview
on Sept. 27, NASA administrator Michael Griffin said that the space
shuttle and the international space station were both mistakes, the
wrong path to have chosen. Why does he think so? Do you
agree? The point is not whether NASA did a bad job in developing
the shuttle but whether the shuttle was the best choice of technology
Criticism of the space shuttle:
A very important article:
Alex Roland, “The Shuttle: Triumph or Turkey?” Discover (November 1985): 29-49.
Available on e-reserves--you will find the link on the HIST 122 course
information page on Blackboard.