The Secret of Apollo: Systems Management in American and European Space Programs

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How does one go about organizing something as complicated as a strategic-missile or space-exploration program? Stephen B. Johnson here explores the answer--systems management--in a groundbreaking study that involves Air Force planners, scientists, technical specialists, and, eventually, bureaucrats. Taking a comparative approach, Johnson focuses on the theory, or intellectual history, of "systems engineering" as such, its origins in the Air Force's Cold War ICBM efforts, and its migration to not only NASA but the European ...

The Secret of Apollo: Systems Management in American and European Space Programs 2006, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801885426

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The Secret of Apollo: Systems Management in American and European Space Programs 2002, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801868986

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