Essay On Failure By Francis Kranz
With the successful launch of the Sputnik I in 1957 Russia had officially heralded the space race and they were in the …show more content…
One of them is the fact that quite a few individuals are introduced in this book, so the names are a little hard to keep track of. This only goes ahead to prove the point that a program like this requires the skills of many people, and in a way brings to light the grandeur of the Space Program. Another aspect is the fact that the text gets a bit technical sometimes so the “Lay-man” might have some difficulty understanding the whole process involved. In the Author’s defense, Kranz does provide the reader with an extensive Index and a glossary of terms and names.
Failure is not an Option is an account by a veteran Flight director of one of the America’s major accomplishments. He provides the user with a way to experience the tense environment of a Flight Control room from the comforts of their homes. The books reflects on what led to the success of the American Space program and suggests what the nation should be doing in the field of space