Think about the toughest problem you ever had to solve. We're guessing it wasn't quite as tough as the Apollo 13 disaster. You know, the "Houston, we have a problem" problem. No judgment — we've never been in that kind of high-stakes situation either. But we can learn something from it: namely, the foolproof process flight director Gene Kranz implemented for exactly such an occasion.
Apollo 13, We Have a Solution
Tough and Competent
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Written by Reuben Westmaas December 28, 2017
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