Postmortems

space

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Soyuz 23 landing (1976) 1 January 19, 2020
Boeing's Starliner fails to reach intended orbit or dock with ISS 1 December 28, 2019
Why Rockets Fail - Delta III Rocket 1998 1 December 2, 2019
Space Shuttle landed through low cloud, contrary to procedure 1 November 27, 2019
2016 European Mars lander failure 1 November 13, 2019
New Horizons probe lost contact shortly before Pluto encounter 1 October 22, 2019
NASA's Taurus launches - two satellites lost, supplier to blame 1 May 2, 2019
Accidents with hypergolics: NASA's catalogue 2 April 26, 2019
Satellite lost, because the Moon was there. 1 May 19, 2017
Twenty-odd years ago the two tonne SOHO observatory was launched into orbit a million 3 August 17, 2016
Satellite falsely determined that it was spinning, 1 May 4, 2016
1973: Skylab is damaged on launch, 2 October 15, 2015
This seems like it might be of interest... http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/um/people/mbj/Mars_Pathfinder/Authoritative_Account.html 1 June 23, 2015
Jan 2004: "The Mars Exploration Rover Spirit suffered a debilitating anomaly that prevented communication 1 June 5, 2015
The International Space Station EVA 23 Mishap Investigation Board Report.  BRIEF DESCRIPTION:  • Roughly 44 2 February 27, 2014
A rogue computed Goto resulting from an uninitialised counter, 2 September 27, 2013
Not exactly a postmortem, but a failure of technology. 1 August 16, 2013
"4th of July [1997] the Mars Pathfinder landed to a media fanfare and began 1 July 11, 2013
""" The Apollo 11 mission succeeded in landing on the moon despite two computer-related 3 January 11, 2013
This free ebook from NASA contains nine case studies of incidents and accidents from 1 January 8, 2013