publication . Other literature type . 1999

Management Challenges of Launching Multiple Payloads for Multiple Customers

Callen, Dave;
Open Access
  • Published: 23 Aug 1999
  • Publisher: DigitalCommons@USU
  • Country: United States
Abstract
Orbital has provided launch services for multiple satellites as a means to provide greater economy for access to space. These include satellites from NASA, 000, commercial companies, universities, and foreign governments. While satellite customers view shared launches as a means to achieve reduced launch costs, this approach adds many complexities that a traditional launch service provider does not have to address for a dedicated launch. This paper will discuss some of the challenges associated with managing the mission planning activity and successfully completing the process to deliver the satellites on-orbit. To illustrate these challenges, this paper address...
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