28 August 1998 Cost modeling of large spaceborne optical systems
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Abstract
Both top-down and bottom-up cost algorithms have been generated for deployable and/or adaptive spaceborne optical systems. These models are anchored in real hardware, and can be used to estimate the cost of deployable optics at various levels of system decomposition. Recently, we have exercised these models to generate NGST cost estimates.
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Mark A. Kahan, James D. Targove, "Cost modeling of large spaceborne optical systems", Proc. SPIE 3356, Space Telescopes and Instruments V, (28 August 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.324498; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.324498
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