How Did NASA Lose a Mars Space Probe Because of Maths?

How Did NASA Lose a Mars Space Probe Because of Maths?

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For all the knowledge of the thousands of scientists and engineers in the space industry, sometimes the old adage “The best-laid plans of mice and men” can equally be applied to their efforts. This was certainly the case on the Mars Climate Orbiter mission of 1999 and this would go down in space history as one of the biggest facepalms to date. If you’re an avid comment reader, you may have seen comments on my videos about why I tend to use both Imperial and metric units, instead of just metric and the simple answer is that many people in …

8 famous deaths that shocked the world

8 Famous Deaths That Shocked the World

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8. Robin Williams The death of Robin Williams on the August 11th 2014 by suicide caught everyone by surprise including his family and wife. His death came as a shock because William’s persona was so full of life, energy and quick wittedness. that it didn’t seem possible that he would take his own life. However, behind the stand up comedy and on screen characters, Williams battled his own daemons, in the 70’s and early 80’s he was addicted to cocaine and alcohol. He was friends with John Belushi but when Belushi died of a drugs overdose and with the birth …