The history of the flawed joint

  title={The history of the flawed joint},
  author={Thiokol's Boisjoly and Thompson},
  journal={IEEE Spectrum},
NASA began to solicit proposals for the design of a solid-fuel rocket motor for the space shuttle in July 1973. By the fall, NASA had received proposals from Aerojet Solid Propulsion Co., Lockheed Propulsion Co., Thiokol Inc. (later Morton-Thiokol Inc.), and United Technologies Corp.