Cost Management in Space Programs

  • Marcello Spagnulo
  • Rick Fleeter
  • Mauro Balduccini
  • Federico Nasini
Part of the Space Technology Library book series (SPTL, volume 28)


When a young person expresses the desire to have a career as an engineer, which type of work does he or she have in mind?


Life Cycle Cost Business Plan Cost Item Total Production Cost Qualification Cost 
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Copyright information

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marcello Spagnulo
    • 1
  • Rick Fleeter
    • 2
  • Mauro Balduccini
    • 3
  • Federico Nasini
    • 4
  1. 1.RomeItaly
  2. 2.CharlestownUSA
  3. 3.RomeItaly
  4. 4.RomeItaly

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