While we don’t doubt his mastery of the storytelling arts, we’re not sure how helpful LeVar Burton would be at a shuttle launch.
Lieutenant Commander Geordi La Forge, on the other hand…
He encountered at least three serious coolant leaks in his career, successfully handling one caused by collision with a quantum filament and one that happened during an alternate timeline battle with Klingons. However, on his watch a coolant leak sustained after the USS Enterprise-D’s shield modulations were betrayed to enemies through surveillance of his own VISOR did lead to a full blown warp core breach, destroying the ship.
For the above paragraph we are deeply indebted to the Star Trek Memory Alpha page on, we shit you not, Leaks.