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Ross
March 10, 2022
10:31 a.m. PST

Factor of Safety

Hi, Shane! Just wanted to ask if NASA is requiring a specified rating on the Factor of Safety for reliability? If there is, what would be the minimum? 1.4? Thanks!
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Shane Jenkins HeroX team
March 10, 2022
10:39 a.m. PST

Hey there, I will check with the team and get back to you!

Shane Jenkins HeroX team
March 10, 2022
4:10 p.m. PST

Hi again, the team had this to share in response to your question. Let me know if you aren't sure what it entails.


"For stress analysis assume 1.5 for yield and 2.0 for ultimate strength."

Ross
March 10, 2022
7:43 p.m. PST
Oh, that is perfect! Thank you again, Shane!
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