Accession Number : ADA331895

Title :   Space Station: Cost Control Problems,

Corporate Author : GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC NATIONAL SECURITY AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS DIV

Personal Author(s) : Li, Allen

PDF Url : ADA331895

Report Date : 05 NOV 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : This report discusses the cost control problems of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Space Station program. Our testimony today will summarize the results of our recent work on this issue and, where available, provide updated information. Specifically, we will focus on cost growth under the prime contract, the impact on NASA of the Russians' performance problems, and the need to review the program and to consider funding limitations.

Descriptors :   *SPACE STATIONS, *FEDERAL BUDGETS, *COST OVERRUNS, ECONOMIC ANALYSIS, RISK, CONTRACTS, CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION, SPACE SCIENCES, RUSSIA, RUSSIAN EQUIPMENT.

Subject Categories : Economics and Cost Analysis
      Manned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE