Unformatted text preview: 9. Dispersing teams as source of uncertainty (09090Team_Dispersion.doc) 10. Portfolio Theory (09110 Uncertainty_theory.doc) 11. Portfolio Applications (09120 Uncertainty_app.doc) Homework 1. The DSB report points out that risk (the downside of uncertainty) is the implicit variable when performance, cost and schedule are constrained on state of the art space systems. Undertake a historical review of how risk has been mitigated (or not) in the human space program. What lessons can be learned from the success of Apollo and the relative failure of the STS program. Analyze the relationship between technical, organizational and cultural risk. You might find the Columbia Accident Investigation report helpful....
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course AERO 16.851 taught by Professor Ldavidmiller during the Fall '03 term at MIT.
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