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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 12
03-09-2011, 08:43 AM
Originally Posted by copperhamster View Post
Someone commented to me that there would never be another shuttle flight after Columbia broke up, that no-one intelligent enough to go would take the risk.

I said, even if they say 'We have no clue what happened, it could happen again next flight, and we're going in 2 months' they'd have trained, knowledgeable and intelligent about the risk Astronauts lined up from Houston to Dallas.
Like Kirk said in one epsidoe "Gentlemen, Risk IS our Business" Astronauts go up knownign full well, teh risks involved.