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/u/peterabbit456 on I am Jeff Hoffman, MIT Professor of Aerospace Engineering and former NASA Astronaut. Ask Me Anything!

20 Feb 2015, 18:11 UTC
/u/peterabbit456 on I am Jeff Hoffman, MIT Professor of Aerospace Engineering and former NASA Astronaut. Ask Me Anything!
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Would it have been better for the program if the side boosters were liquid fueled? With liquid fueled side boosters on the main tank, I think the RTLS abort would have been a much more feasible scenario. Also, the set of risks that led to the Challenger disaster would have been replaced by different, probably lesser, risks.

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