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Re: 14 March 2014 Live Chat -- Lethal Software Defects
mr_widget   3/14/2014 2:00:08 PM
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One particularly troublesome aspect of multiple failure detection in aircraft has to do with each alarm, being required to be distinctive, combining to increase the stress and workload so much that the emergency checklist could not be completed in time to prevent the crash.  One other very infamous mission to mars failed because of a metric-imperial mismatch in dimensional units so the Mars Observer plowed the fields of mars instead of orbiting.



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