Originally Posted by watermock
It's perfectly obvious that the shuttle is flawed. If your going to spend the entire time making contingencies about how to get out, that says to me it's an unsafe vehicle.
You know, flying into outerspace is kind of dangerous. Are you suggesting if it was really safe they wouldn't plan contingencies? Yeah, that makes sense.
And tiles fall off the heat shield all the time. This is not a big deal.