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An Assessment of Cost Improvements in the NASA COTS - CRS Program and Implications for Future NASA MissionsThis review brings rigorous life cycle cost (LCC) analysis into discussions about COTS program costs. We gather publicly available cost data, review the data for credibility, check for consistency among sources, and rigorously define and analyze specific cost metrics.
Document ID
Document Type
Conference Paper
Zapata, Edgar
(NASA Kennedy Space Center Cocoa Beach, FL United States)
Date Acquired
September 20, 2017
Publication Date
September 12, 2017
Subject Category
Engineering (General)
Economics And Cost Analysis
Report/Patent Number
Meeting Information
Meeting: AIAA Space 2017 Conference
Location: Orlando, FL
Country: United States
Start Date: September 12, 2017
End Date: September 14, 2017
Sponsors: American Inst. of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Funding Number(s)
WBS: WBS 089407.01.76
Distribution Limits
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.
space systems life cycle costs
space exploration
cost modeling estimation
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