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Description of Empirical Studies

  • Hubert Anton MoserEmail author
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Abstract

In this chapter, the investigated projects, the related data collection methods, and the setup of the empirical studies are described as background for the analyses presented in Chapter 5 and Chapter 6. Section 4.1 provides an overview of the four different empirical studies, which have been conducted. The first preparatory study (PS1) is presented in Section 4.2, the second preparatory study (PS2) in Section 4.3. Both studies mainly aim at identifying possible data collection methods and analysis approaches. The third and fourth studies are the two main empirical studies, Study 1 (S1) in Section 4.4, and Study 2 (S2) in Section 4.5. Section 4.6 presents a reflection on data collection and research ethics. Section 4.7 concludes the chapter.

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Team Member International Space Station Space Mission Concept Exploration Concurrent Design 
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  1. 1.LuxSpace Sárl BetzdorfLuxembourg

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