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The lower tiers of the space transportation industrial base.

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Published by Office of Technology Assessment, Congress of the U.S., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs. in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Space industrialization -- United States -- Cost control.,
    • Space flight -- Government policy -- United States.,
    • Launch vehicles (Astronautics).,
    • Reusable space vehicles.,
    • Astronautics and state -- United States.,
    • Government purchasing -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesBackground paper, Background paper (United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment)
      ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9711.75.U62 L68 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 25 p. :
      Number of Pages25
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL919436M
      ISBN 100160482194
      LC Control Number95216848
      OCLC/WorldCa33233247

        Geurts noted in a separate March 20 memo that “it is imperative we keep the Nation’s, and the Navy’s, defense industrial base from going into extremis during the current COVID crisis. A. This report, prepared for the House Committee on Science, is the first in a broad assessment of the health and future prospects of the U.S. space transportation technology and industrial base. The report focuses on the Clinton Administration's National Space Transportation Policy, which was released last fall. It examines administration policy in light of the implementation plans prepared by.

      The Lower Tiers of the Space Transportation Industrial Base (August ) NASA’s Office of Space Science and Applications: Process, Priorities and Goals (January ) The National Space Transportation Policy: Issues for Congress (May ) Orbiting Debris: A Space Environmental Problem (October ). The Lower Tiers of the Space Transportation Industrial Base (August ) Telecommunications Technology and Native Americans: Opportunities and Challenges (August ) Advanced Automotive Technology: Visions of a Super-Efficient Family Car (September ) Adverse Reactions to HIV Vaccines: Medical, Ethical, and Legal Issues (September ).

        The annual Industrial Capabilities report, quietly released May 17 by the Pentagon’s Office of Manufacturing and Industrial Base Policy, found that America’s defense industry continued to. national security, civil, and commercial launch activities and the space transportation industrial base. III. Transformation of Space Transportation Capabilities 1) The United States shall sustain a focused technology development program for next-generation space transportation capabilities to transform U.S. access to and use of space.


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Lower tiers of the space transportation technology and industrial base have been especially affected. Although a number of studies have assessed the viability of the space transportation technology and industrial base, they have fo-cused on the large prime contractors that integrate and assemble space transportation systems--expendable launch vehicles.

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Contributor. International Security and Space Program. The Lower Tiers of the Space Transportation Industrial Base. View/ Open. View/Open: PDF (kB) Bookview. Contributor. International Security and Space Program. and lower-tier supplier firms.

This background paper, prepared by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) for the House Committee on Science, examines the current status and future prospects of these critical, but often ignored, lower tiers.

It is the second product of OTA’s assessment of the U.S. space transportation technology and industrial base. The Lower Tiers of the Space Transportation Industrial Base (Part 2 of 5) Author: International Security and Space Program Subject: Table of Contents Keywords: Space.

The Lower Tiers of the Space Transportation Industrial Base. Published Date: Abstract: The U.S. space transportation industry includes large and small providers of subsystems, components, and materials in areas such as propulsion, avionics, guidance, and structures.

For each dollar spent on the procurement of space transportation. This report, prepared for the House Committee on Science, is the first in a broad assessment of the health and future prospects of the U.S. space transportation technology and industrial base.

The report focuses on the Clinton Administration's National Space Transportation Policy, which was released last fall. Issue 6: The invisible lower industrial tiers 16 Critical Decision Points 17 1 The National Space Transportation Policy: Issues for Congress 19 Introduction 19 The U.S.

Space Transportation Technology and Industrial Base 21 The National Space Transportation Policy and Its Implementation Plans 25 Meeting the Fundamental Objectives of the Policy Space exploration - Space exploration - Commercial space transportation: The prosperity of the communications satellite business was accompanied by a willingness of the private sector to pay substantial sums for the launch of its satellites.

Initially, most commercial communications satellites went into space on U.S.-government-operated vehicles. The Economic Impact of Commercial Space Transportation on the U.S.

Economy EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Economic Impact of Commercial Space Transportation on the U.S. Economy in is the latest study by the Federal Aviation Administration’s Office of Commercial Space Transportation (AST) of the commercial launch industry’s. The Lower Tiers of the Space Transportation Industrial Base(OTA-BP-ISS; Washington: GPO, ), by United States Congress Office of Technology Assessment.

page images at HathiTrust. PDF files with commentary at Princeton. The Lower Tiers of the Space Transportation Industrial Base (OTA-BP-ISS; Washington: GPO, ), by United States Congress Office of Technology Assessment page images at HathiTrust PDF files with commentary at Princeton.

The Lower Tiers of the Space Transportation Industrial Base (August ) NASA's Office of Space Science and Applications: Process, Priorities and Goals (January ) The National Space Transportation Policy: Issues for Congress (May ) Orbiting Debris: A Space Environmental Problem (October ).

This event focused on the implications of the budget caps on the defense industrial base and what the future of funding and competition will look like. With today’s constrained and unpredictable budget environment, DoD must take into account the effects on firms and how to best support them during these times.

How do the effects of lower revenues, pressures on lower tier suppliers, and. Books. AIAA Education Series; Library of Flight; Progress in Astronautics and Aeronautics; Meeting Paper Home; For Authors ; AIAA SPACE Forum Home; No Access.

Trends and Dynamics in the Lower Tiers of the U.S. Space Industrial Base. The U.S. Department of Defense is the Sector-Specific Agency for the Defense Industrial Base Sector. The Defense Industrial Base Sector enables research, development, design, production, delivery, and maintenance of military weapons systems, subsystems, and components or.

This report also identifies two issues omitted from the Administration's policy: the preservation of long-range ballistic missile capabilities after final production inand the perspective of lower industrial tier firms toward national space transportation policy. The risk of disrupting government and commercial space missions as a result of interruptions in the supply of critical lower-tier products is real.

This report is the second product of OTA's assessment of the U.S. space transportation technology and industrial base. Peacetime adequacy of the lower tiers of the defense industrial base. Santa Monica, CA.: Rand, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Geneese G Baumbusch; Alvin J Harman; United States.

Air Force. This four volume report consists of a data base describing "surrogate" automobile and truck manufacturing plants developed as part of a methodology for evaluating capital investment requirements in new manufacturing facilities to build new fleets of automobiles.

The Lower Tiers of the Space Transportation Industrial Base Abstract: The U. Unlike the railroads, the space transportation industry was not allowed to develop in response to consumer demand and within the context of the underlying industrial and technological capabilities of society. These barriers have only recently begun to be lowered and a private space transportation industrial base established.

By DoD’s own estimates, 60 to 70 percent of all prime defense contract dollars awarded are subcontracted out to the vendors comprising the lower tiers of the defense industrial base. In some instances, these lower tiers of the industrial base are extremely brittle, limited to just a single-supplier, leaving the supply chain vulnerable to.12 | The Lower Tiers of the Space Transportation Industrial Base tems, subsystems, and component parts for their vehicles.

Rockwell International, Lockheed Mar-tin, McDonnell Douglas, and Orbital Sciences are the only current U.S. builders and operators of proven space launch vehicles; several smaller firms have launch vehicles in various.