Accession Number : ADA291009

Title :   Support Reliability Metrics for Launch Systems: An Assessment of Support Items Directly Affecting the Success of US Space Launch Systems.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : DYNAMICS RESEARCH CORP ARLINGTON VA

Personal Author(s) : Reagan, Larry ; Monahan, Robert

PDF Url : ADA291009

Report Date : 31 JUL 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 26

Abstract : The purpose of this study is to consider metrics with respect to the Air Force space launch program and recommend how they may contribute to the overall reliability assessment of space launch systems. This study will assess how a set of metrics can form the basis for reliability assessment of a typical space launch system. (MM)

Descriptors :   *SPACECRAFT, *GUIDED MISSILE LAUNCHERS, *SPACE MISSIONS, *LAUNCH VEHICLES, *METRIC SYSTEM, REENTRY VEHICLES, AIR FORCE, WEATHER, MONITORING, RELIABILITY, GUIDED MISSILE RANGES, SPACE LAUNCHED, LAUNCHING SITES.

Subject Categories : Guided Missile Launching and Basing Support
      Astronautics
      Ground Support Sys & Facil For Space Vehicles

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE