O'Reilly logo

Safety Design for Space Operations by Tommaso Sgobba, Paul Wilde, Isabelle Rongier, Firooz Allahdadi

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Appendix B

Human and Structural Vulnerability

Jerry Haber

Chapter Outline

This appendix has been developed based on adapting material prepared for the Range Commanders Council (RCC) 321 Supplement (Risk Committee, Range Safety Group, Range Commanders Council, 2007). It addresses the vulnerability of people and structures to hazards generated by launching space boosters. In most instances, vulnerability will be characterized by a threshold. The threshold has been determined to assure that only approximately 1% of the time could lesser hazards produce the adverse outcomes. Selected vulnerability curves have been included to provide a context for these thresholds.

It is important to remember that while ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required