Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design →
crookedindifference: Engineering is done with numbers. Analysis without numbers is only an opinion. To design a spacecraft right takes an infinite amount of effort. This is why it’s a good idea to design them to operate when some things are wrong. Design is an iterative process. The necessary number of iterations is one more than the number you have currently done. This is true at any point in...
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