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Re: R: Re: Arcjet Motor



And, since he will be the only one doing this operation on future launches,
there is no benefit to letting the financial contributors know what
happened.

Too bad this precludes anyone else volunteering to help with launch
acitivites in the future...

----- Original Message -----
From: Jim Walls <k6ccc@earthlink.net>
To: Don Woodward <dbwoodw@abraxis.com>; amsat-bb@amsat.org
<amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Friday, June 08, 2001 5:50 PM
Subject: Re: R: [amsat-bb] Re: Arcjet Motor


> Don Woodward wrote:
>
> > I agree - as a manager, I ask my people to answer the following when
> > something goes wrong...
> >
> > 1) What happened?
> > 2) Why did it happen?
> > 3) What can we do to fix it?
> > 4) What can we do to prevent it from happening again?
> >
> > A lot of people don't want to answer 2 & 4, but you must - otherwise the
> > problem/issue will repeat itself. Hopefully AMSAT management is asking
these
> > questions.
>
> My understanding is that all of that IS known, but there is nothing to be
gained
> by publicly stating something like "Joe Blow caused this failure".  It has
been
> stated that it is known what caused the problem and how it happened.  I
have
> little doubt that it is known who messed up, and it does nothing to to
help
> AMSAT or it's members by telling who it is.  That person undoubtedly
knows, and
> I'm sure feels bad enough about it.  We don't need 1000 people telling him
that
> he messed up.
>
>
> 73
> -----------------------
> Jim Walls - K6CCC
> k6ccc@amsat.org
> http://home.earthlink.net/~k6ccc/
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>
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