Space Research: Organizing for Economical Efficiency

Authors: A. Johnson

At present time the USA's Federal Government spends big money for an aviation/space R&D. How to best organize these activity, how to best estimate its utility and profit (real and potential), how to best increase efficiency, how to best estimate new ideas and innovations, how to properly fund R&D of new ideas and innovations, and how to correctly estimate their results all these macro-problems are important for successful planning of aviation and space research, new launch and flight systems. Author considers these major problems and offers many innovations in organization, estimation, suggests new research efficiency criteria, development, new methods for assessments of new ideas, innovations in space industry, and new methods in patenting technology. The author worked for many years within the USA's Federal Government entities (scientific laboratories of NASA, Air Force, Army), universities and private sector companies. He is the author of more than 100 scientific articles and books, patents.

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[v1] 20 Sep 2007

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