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Roger Boisjoly-The Challenger Disaster

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Perform Experiments

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Question:

What is the problem confronting Boisjoly here? The shuttle is already behind schedule, and the leaks in the primary seal in Flight 51C in January 1985 occurred during the worst temperature change in Florida history -- hardly everyday conditions. Which of the following actions would be appropriate to take at this point?

Answer: Perform experiments.

Good idea. What experiments?

Cite this page: "Perform Experiments" Online Ethics Center for Engineering 5/21/2006 OEC Accessed: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 <www.onlineethics.org/Topics/ProfPractice/Exemplars/BehavingWell/RB-intro/RB1-1/Perform1.aspx>