#NationalAstronautDay

“Not one more. Not one more Star Voyager dies needlessly, because someone who knows says nothing.”

The Ride Report


Fatalities In Space and at Burning Man 1986-2017, the basic numbers.

  1. In-flight fatalities at NASA: 14
  2. On-Playa fatalities at Burning Man: ~ 11
  3. In-flight fatalities launched from Russia: 0

1986: The year of the first Burning Man. It was also the first very public fatalities of SST Challenger. From 1986-2017, the numbers stop you in your tracks.

I leave you with a rigorous summation, the only one offered at the time by Prof Dr. Richard Feynman…

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