Author(s): Roger M. Boisjoly
The following material is presented after my talks to help those people who wish to read further on the subject of the Challenger disaster and related subjects.
Roger M. Boisjoly, Former Morton Thiokol Engineer, Willard, Utah
Ethical Decisions - Morton Thiokol and the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster - Index
This essay provides a summary of important events leading to the Challenger disaster. Plus, a detailed account will show why the off-line telecon caucus by Morton Thiokol Management constituted the unethical decision-making forum which ultimately produced the management decision to launch Challenger without any restrictions.
Pre-Disaster Background (Ethical Decisions - Morton Thiokol and the Challenger Disaster)
Background on the events, meetings, and SRM testing leading up to the Morton Thiokol Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster.
Telecon Meeting (Ethical Decisions - Morton Thiokol and the Challenger Disaster)
The evening telecon meeting between MTI, MSFC and KSC on January 27, 1986, was the final event preceding the Morton Thiokol Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster.
Post-Disaster Treatment (Ethical Decisions - Morton Thiokol and the Challenger Disaster)
This testimony outlines the post challenger disaster treatment, and the separation of engineers and management. Details the isolation and hostile work environment in the redesign effort at MTI"
Professional Responsibility and Conduct (Ethical Decisions - Morton Thiokol and the Challenger Disaster)
Engineering and responsibility and ethics that must be followed in the work place, pertaining to lessons learned from the Morton Thiokol and the space shuttle Challenger disaster.
Accountability (Ethical Decisions - Morton Thiokol and the Challenger Disaster)
Who is accountable and at what costs in the Morton Thiokol Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster.
Closing Remarks (Ethical Decisions - Morton Thiokol and the Challenger Disaster)
Closing remarks regarding Robert Boisjoly's attempts to divert the Challenger disaster.
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