NASA’s Mars Climate Orbiter crashed because one team used United States customary units (e.g., inches, feet and pounds) while the other used metric units for a key spacecraft operation. This information was critical to the maneuvers required to place the spacecraft in the proper Mars orbit.
Specs Mistake :
The specification provided by NASA is interpreted by the Lockheed was mine issue.
|Diagram comparing the intended and actual trajectories of the Mars Climate Orbiter
How sofware team avoided this mistake? :
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