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NATO Applied Vehicle Technology Panel Specialists


OAI is supporting the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Science and Technology Organization (STO) Applied Vehicle Technology (AVT) panel's specialists meeting on "Risk and Reliability Assessment and Validation for Small Spacecraft".  Stanley O. Kennedy, Jr. will be supporting the meeting as a Co-Chair of Session 6 – New Concepts for Reliability Assessment and throughout the other sessions providing review and assessment of the current state-of-the-art techniques and approaches to assess and evaluate risk and associated reliability of small satellite programs in order to tailor design and verification standards for low cost spacecraft.  The end objective of the effort is to be able to understand the value of current methods and proposed concepts of risk and reliability assessment in terms of benefits in cost and availability means to enhance the value to be derived from small spacecraft.