Operations Research Applications in Space Systems Development and Operations

  • Tito A. Ciriani
  • Lorenzo Sarlo
Part of the Applied Optimization book series (APOP, volume 79)


Recent industry management makes large use of Operations Research methodologies to optimize the development, integration, and testing costs and schedule.

This chapter provides an overview of the potential of an extensive application of Operations Research in the space industry, with an adequate use of enabling concurrent and collaborative engineering technologies.

The opinions expressed in the paper represent the view of the authors and do not necessarily imply their sharing by the organizations to which they are affiliated.


what-if analysis concurrent engineering collaborative engineering 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tito A. Ciriani
    • 1
  • Lorenzo Sarlo
    • 2
  1. 1.PisaItaly
  2. 2.Satellite Application Facility NetworkEUMETSATDarmstadtGermany

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