Cover: Missile Safety: The Unsung Effort Behind the Space Program.

Missile Safety: The Unsung Effort Behind the Space Program.

Published 1962

by Harriett E. Porch

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A discussion of the USAF missile safety program, which has proven its worth in saving dollars for the taxpayer, serving as a boon to the defense program, and preserving the nation's combat potential. This missile safety program is concerned with more than the airborne missile itself and involves aerospace ground equipment (AGE). Missile safety men must continually ask themselves questions to identify the problems and deficiencies associated with AGE, and decisions on the best course of corrective action must be made. Safety, like every other phase of the missile operation, is a team effort to solve present problems, as well as to keep an eye on the future.

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