Launch Approval Processes for the Space Nuclear Power and Propulsion Enterprise

September, 2019
IDA document: D-10910
FFRDC: Science and Technology Policy Institute
Type: Documents , Space
Reina S. Buenconsejo, Bhavya Lal, Susannah V. Howieson, Jonathan R. Behrens, and Katie Kowal See more authors
This document examines the basis for the current launch approval process; identifies how the time and cost of the process breaks down; and analyzes if and how the current system might be made more safe, timely, and affordable.