TITLE

JAMES WEBB SPACE TELESCOPE: Project Meeting Commitments but Current Technical, Cost, and Schedule Challenges Could Affect Continued Progress

AUTHOR(S)
Chaplain, Cristina T.
PUB. DATE
January 2014
SOURCE
GAO Reports;1/8/2014, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the second report of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) project of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), that was subjected to revised cost and schedule baseline in September 2011. The study found that although a significant amount of cost reserves is maintained by the project, near-term cost reserve low levels could affect its ability to continue meeting future cost and schedule commitments.
ACCESSION #
93672346

 

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