Re: LRV Owner's Manual... sweet!

Subject: Re: LRV Owner's Manual... sweet!
From: Janet Swisher <jmswisher -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2009 12:51:28 -0500

Thanks for sharing that, Gene. "Apollo 13" is one of my favorite
examples of technical writers in the movies, because they help to save
the crew, and it's based on real life history.

Also, this transcript demonstrates the importance of always knowing
where your towel is.

--Janet

On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 11:21 AM, Gene Kim-Eng<techwr -at- genek -dot- com> wrote:
> Here's one that I've saved for years.  A classic exercise in minimalist
> technical communications and probably the polar opposite of the LRV
> manual as far as elegance goes.  No figures with callouts, few words and
> an exemplary job of targeting the level of complexity to the intended
> users:
>
> http://myweb.accessus.net/~090/as13.html#lioh
>
> Gene Kim-Eng
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "bryan johnson" <bryan -dot- johnson -at- motoman -dot- com>
>> Sorry, had to let my geek flag fly on this one...
>>
>> Lunar Roving Vehicle Operator's Manual can be downloaded here:
>>
>> http://www.hq.nasa.gov/alsj/lrvhand.html
>


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References:
LRV Owner's Manual... sweet!: From: bryan johnson
Re: LRV Owner's Manual... sweet!: From: Gene Kim-Eng

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