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Illustrating Apollo #3

This rather strange looking machine is the Lunar Landing Research Vehicle: it was used by the Apollo Crews to practice final approach to the moon. It had a set of jets that were permanently lit, which supported 80% of it’s … Continue reading

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Leadership Reflections from Apollo: #WorkingOutLoud

As well as the main chapters for the Guidebook, there are some shorter topics that will be covered in breakout boxes. Today i am sharing three of these as part of #WorkingOutLoud. Reflection: Orbit If you are a mathematician, or … Continue reading

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Apollo Leadership Reflections: A Rough Path Leads To The Stars

Three men died on January 27th, 1967. They suffocated in the Command Module of Apollo 1, not in the depths of space, or the surface of the moon, but on Launch Pad 34, at Cape Kennedy, Florida. They died not … Continue reading

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Leadership Reflections from Apollo at 50: Chapter 5 – Simulation & Testing

Today i am sharing a full draft chapter from my upcoming Social Age Guidebook on Apollo, which consists of a series of leadership reflections. It’s part of #WorkingOutLoud. There is one discipline that Apollo progressed with remarkable vigour: developing hardware … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on the Apollo Leadership Reflections: Simulation

I failed to complete the chapter on ‘Simulation and Testing’ today, but will share the introductory paragraphs as part of #WorkingOutLoud. I hope to complete it tomorrow, or early next week. Chapter 5: Simulation and Testing There is one discipline … Continue reading

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Leadership Reflections from Apollo at 50: Failure, Complexity, and Control

This post is #WorkingOutLoud, sharing a draft chapter from my upcoming Social Age Guidebook on ‘Apollo: Leadership Reflections from the Space Race’. It’s not proofed or finalised yet, so please treat it kindly. “Failure is not an option” is the … Continue reading

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Illustrating Apollo #2

Today i have completed a new illustration for the Guidebook on ‘Apollo: Leadership Reflections at 50’: it shows Michael Collins (one of the Apollo 11 astronauts), in the simulator, with a white-shirted technician behind him. One of the sections in … Continue reading

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