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examples of famous projects that have failed

1. Are there any other examples of famous projects that have failed because of relatively simple errors? (Hubble, Mars probes) Were these transmission errors or simply data and calculation errors?
2. Are LANs a stable technology or are they changing just as quickly as other forms of communication technologies?

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Yes, there are projects that failed due to very simple human errors. For example, NASA's Mars Climate Orbiter project failed due to a simple conversion error between two teams involved in the project. One ...

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Are there any other examples of famous projects that have failed because of relatively simple errors? (Hubble, Mars probes) Were these transmission errors or simply data and calculation errors?

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