TITLE

International Space Station (ISS) -- Ongoing Assessments for Life Extension Appear to be Supported

PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
GAO Reports;4/11/2011, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the report of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the accuracy and level of confidence of the assessment of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on the safe operation and sustainability of the International Space Station (ISS) until September 30, 2020. It notes that NASA's life extension assessments include analytical techniques, hardware tests, and Bayesian update process. GAO concluded that NASA's assessment is supported by accurate data.
ACCESSION #
60525721

 

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