Accession Number : ADA152733


Title :   Proceedings of Industry/Space Division/NASA Conference and Workshops on Mission Assurance Held at Los Angeles, California on 28 April - 2 May 1980.


Corporate Author : SPACE DIV LOS ANGELES AFS CA


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a152733.pdf


Report Date : 02 May 1980


Pagination or Media Count : 687


Abstract : The Space Community consisting of Air Force Space Division, NASA and Industry Associations (NSIA and AIA) have mutually agreed to conduct Mission Assurance-1980 to further explore the issues affecting both the Government and Industry which inhibit mission success on Space Programs. Issues in program management, design, procurement craftsmanship, test effectiveness, motivation, development process and in other areas affecting mission success will be openly discussed and analyzed in workshops with audience participation. The final objective will be recommendations from the workshops directed at both Government and Industry management for implementation. Identification of obstacles and counter-productive practices having an effect on mission attainment; Development of cost effective approaches or better utilization of information and resources to enhance mission success; Determination of new or better application of existing techniques providing a forcing function to mission risk minimization. The purpose of this conference is to provide the broadcast exposure for exploring significant tasks necessary to achieve mission assurance. This conference allows us to utilize the aggregate technical and managerial talents of Government and Industry to provide recommendations and guidelines in areas of their major concern.


Descriptors :   *SPACE TECHNOLOGY , *SPACE EXPLORATION , SYMPOSIA , RISK , MISSIONS , RESOURCE MANAGEMENT


Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Astronautics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE