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Comment: Re:Rocket Science is ... Rocket Science (Score 0) 141

by Molly Lipton (#12441307) Attached to: SpaceX Awarded $100 Million Launch Contract
Funny. I had a physics professor who said "Rocket science is rather straightforward compared to this stuff" during a lecture on quantum mechanics.

I think the point isn't so much that it's difficult to understand as that there is little room for error, as that quote points out. I imagine liability insurance must account for a pretty large percentage of the 6 million dollar price tag.

I guess these guys really have the technology. They can rebuild it, better than it was before, etc.

At the source of every error which is blamed on the computer you will find at least two human errors, including the error of blaming it on the computer.

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