NASA is particularly precise when it comes to splicing wires; there’s a lot at stake when you’re sending people into space. Learn how to splice NASA style by checking out their guidelines for splicing wires of all shapes and sizes.
Over at MAKE Magazine there was a debate over the the proper way to splice a line for maximum connectivity and strength. The debate was settled when someone trotted out the NASA standards for line splicing and cable connections. You can check out the full Standards Guide at the link below.