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This film profiles the astronauts, crew, and civilians who were involved in the January 28, 1986 flight of the spaceship, Challenger, that resulted in its explosion upon takeoff. Center point of the film is the safety inspections and arguments surrounding the use of the o-rings that ultimately were blamed for the explosion. Film is lent authenticity by being filmed at the Johnson Space Center in Texas. Written by
John Sacksteder <firstname.lastname@example.org>
This movie serves as a great teaching tool to show how difficult it is to express idea's and ask the right questions in a high stress environment. It also shows how culture can effect a persons ability to communicate and for compliance even when they have strong thoughts and feeling on a subject. You here the unfolding of a tragic set of events driven by hidden goals and values and a lack of a clear understanding of the views others are expressing and why. Truly an in site into how good intentions can go wrong when institutional culture and pressures meet individual concerns. Ideas can fail to be communicated clearly and effectively.
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