On 2002-03-13 20:43, Jigsaw wrote:
I've wondered why NASA doesn't have more cameras on the shuttles, too. I'm just guessing, but I would imagine that a large part of NASA's reluctance to have entire shuttle missions go "live" 24/7 on WebCams or something would be the fear of having another Challenger-type disaster--live, on camera.
Viewed by horrified schoolchildren all over the world.
Even something like an Apollo 13 problem would be very problematical for kids, very stressful. "Are they gonna be okay?" Like that.