Chapter 4

Safety in Launch Operations

Jerry Haber, Christophe Bonnal, Carine Leveau, Jérôme Vila and Marc Toussaint

Chapter Outline

4.1 Launch Operations Safety

Jerry Haber


The focus of this section is the thought processes, the data development, the analyses and the control mechanisms employed to assure that a planned mission is executed safely. The narrative begins with a discussion of risk management, including definition of the basic elements and how an understanding of these elements provides the basis for managing risk levels. This ...

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