STP-SIV: Lessons learned through the first two Standard Interface Vehicles

@article{Pierce2012STPSIVLL,
  title={STP-SIV: Lessons learned through the first two Standard Interface Vehicles},
  author={Michael Pierce and David Kaufman and D. Acton and K. Reese},
  journal={2012 IEEE Aerospace Conference},
  year={2012},
  pages={1-9}
}
Spacecraft standards can enable dramatic reduction in the cost, schedule, and risk of spaceflight. The Space Development & Test Directorate (SD) of the USAF Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) developed standards for the Space Test Program-Standard Interface Vehicle (STP-SIV) program with prime contractor Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. STP-SIV is designed to provide affordable, repeatable, and reliable space access to the science and technology (S&T) community. STP-SIV provides the… Expand
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