Roger Boisjoly - The Challenger Disaster

TitleRoger Boisjoly - The Challenger Disaster
Publication TypeWeb Article
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsBoisjoly, R
PublisherNational Academy of Engineering, Online Ethics Center
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsAerospace Engineering , BUSINESS ethics , Employer/Employee Relationships , ENGINEERING , mechanical engineering , professional responsibility
AbstractRoger Boisjoly discusses in seven sections his attempts to avert the launch of the Space Shuttle Challenger. Boisjoly has spent his entire career making well-informed decisions based on his understanding of and belief in a professional engineer's rights and responsibilities. For his honesty and integrity leading up to and directly following the shuttle disaster, he was awarded the Prize for Scientific Freedom and Responsibility by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Includes a Quicktime Movie of the disaster and other supporting materials.
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