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pensive experimental projects, with extensive testing and safety procedures, and then completing them with great success and public acclaim. In the Shuttle program, they faced exactly the opposite situation. There was very little money for new development, testing, or safety; the objectives of placing astronauts in orbit were not particularly challenging; yet, the shuttle development problems and risks were in fact massive:

-The huge liquid-fueled shuttle engines had to be reused up to 50 times and were to be fired in the proximity of a gigantic external tank of propellants.

Source: A. Shenhar, "Proiect Management Style and the Space Shuttle Program (Part 2)," Project Management tournai, March 1992.

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