Technology programs and related policies - Impacts on communications satellite business venturesThe DOMSAT II stochastic communication satellite business venture financial planning simulation model is described. The specification of business scenarios and the results of several analyses are presented. In particular, the impacts of NASA on-orbit propulsion and power technology programs are described. The effects of insurance rates and self-insurance and of the use of the Space Shuttle and Ariane transportation systems on a typical fixed satellite service business venture are discussed.
Greenberg, J. S. (Princeton Synergetics, Inc. Princeton, NJ, United States)