Risk management (21 - 23 of 23 items)
NASA: Sound Management and Oversight Key to Addressing Crew Exploration Vehicle Project Risks
GAO-06-1127T: Published: Sep 28, 2006. Publicly Released: Sep 28, 2006.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) plans to spend nearly $230 billion over the next two decades implementing the President's Vision for Space Exploration (Vision) plans. In July 2006, GAO issued a report that questioned the program's affordability, and particularly, NASA's acquisition approach for one of the program's major projects--the Crew Exploration Vehicle (CEV). This t...
Space Shuttle Safety: Update on NASA's Progress in Revitalizing the Shuttle Workforce and Making Safety Upgrades
GAO-01-1122T: Published: Sep 6, 2001. Publicly Released: Sep 6, 2001.
In August 2000, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) space shuttle program was at a critical juncture. Its workforce had declined significantly since 1995, its flight rate was to double to support the assembly of the International Space Station, and costly safety upgrades were planned to enhance the space shuttle's operation until at least 2012. Workforce reductions were jeop...
Major Management Challenges and Program Risks: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
OCG-99-18: Published: Jan 1, 1999. Publicly Released: Jan 1, 1999.
As part of its Performance and Accountability Series, GAO provided information on the major management challenges and program risks facing the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).GAO noted that: (1) NASA's contract management function encompasses several processes, including financial management and oversight; (2) both of these processes require accurate and reliable information;...