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--SPECIFIC WAYS TO IMPROVE THE ORBITER MAINTAINANCE [[MAINTENANCE]] DOWN PERIOD.
--WHAT TO LOOK FOR ON BOLT FRACTURES, HOLDPOST ANOMALIES, SRB ATTACH RINGS, TEST EQUIPMENT AND TRAINING NEEDS.

CHAIRMANS WRAP UP:

-MOST ACCIDENT INVESTIGATIONS FAIL TO DIG DEEPLY ENOUGH INTO THE CAUSES BEYOND IDENTIFYING THE WIDGET THAT BROKE AND THE PERSON IN THE CAUSAL CHAIN CLOSEST TO THE WIDGET THAT BROKE...THIS IS A MISTAKE. THEY DON'T GET TO THE FIXES TO PREVENT FUTURE REPEATS
-FOUR DECOUPLINGS
--TAKE STEPS TO REDUCE DEBRIS CREATION IN THE FIRST PLACE ←
--TOUGHEN THE ORBITER ←
--INSPECT AND REPAIR THE ORBITER
--ENHANCE CREW SURVIVABILITY (NASA'S TASK) ←
-THREE TYPES OF RECOMMENDATIONS
--SHORT TERM: RTF
--MID-TERM: CONTINUING TO FLY, 3-12 YEARS
--LONG-TERM: REPLACE THE SHUTTLE
-IT IS OUR INTENT THAT THIS REPORT BE THE BASIS FOR AN IMPORTANT PUBLIC POLICY DEBATE THAT SHOULD FOLLOW US.
-WHAT IS THE NATIONS VISION FOR HUMAN SPACE FLIGHT
-ARE WE WILLING TO RESOURCE THAT VISION
-HOW URGENT IS IT TO REPLACE THE SHUTTLE
-WHAT SHOULD THE BALANCE BETWEEN ROBOTIC AND HUMAN EXPLORATION BE
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