Aerospace contracts (11 - 16 of 16 items)
Cassini Mission: Estimated Launch Costs for NASA's Mission to Saturn
NSIAD-95-141BR: Published: May 8, 1995. Publicly Released: May 25, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Titan IV-Centaur launch of its Cassini spacecraft, focusing on the: (1) current estimated cost for the launch; and (2) extent to which cost savings opportunities exist.GAO found that: (1) NASA's most recent estimate for the Titan IV-Centaur launch of its Cassini spacecraft is...
NASA Procurement: Opportunities to Improve Contract Management
T-NSIAD-92-33: Published: May 7, 1992. Publicly Released: May 7, 1992.
GAO discussed the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) management oversight of contract: (1) cost increases and time extensions; (2) modifications; and (3) administration activities performed by other government organizations. GAO noted that: (1) at the four largest NASA procurement centers 1 in every 3 of over 1,800 contracts sampled had cost increases, and more than 2 of every...
NASA Procurement: Approach to Sharing Risk Under Certain Research and Development Contracts Is Starting to Change
T-NSIAD-92-12: Published: Mar 18, 1992. Publicly Released: Mar 18, 1992.
GAO discussed the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) distribution of contract risk, focusing on: (1) how NASA allocates risk for research and development contracts; (2) how the Department of Defense (DOD) uses warranties; (3) how NASA uses defect warranties; and (4) the availability of insurance to cover contractors' materials and workmanship defects. GAO noted that: (1) althou...
Examination into the Increase in Cost of the Lunar-Roving Vehicles Being Manufactured by the Boeing Company
B-171977: Published: Jul 2, 1971. Publicly Released: Nov 10, 1982.
No summary is currently available...
Review of NASA Contract
105783: Feb 13, 1978
A contract awarded by the Marshall Space Flight Center to the Martin Marietta Corporation, Denver Division, was reviewed as part of a survey of procedures and practices used by civilian agencies to negotiate noncompetitive contracts with prices exceeding $100,000. The review attempted to determine whether the Marshall Space Flight Center required Martin Marietta to furnish current, complete, and a...
Opportunity For Savings By Consolidating Photographic Operations At The John F. Kennedy Space Center And The Air Force Eastern Test Range
B-162902: Published: Jan 10, 1968. Publicly Released: Jan 10, 1968.
GAO reviewed the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's John F. Kennedy Space Center's (KSC) and the Air Force's Eastern Test Range's (AFETR) apparent dual role in providing photographic operations in the Cocoa Beach, Florida area, focusing on: (1) examinations of Department of Defense-NASA agreements; and (2) discussions with officials from both facilities and the contractors providing p...