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Peculiarities of managing development of the space industry of the United States: the role of the Government Accountability Office
Yanik Andrey Aleksandrovich

PhD in Technical Science

Andrey A. Yanik
 
Leading Researcher, the Institute of Socio-Political Research, the Russian Academy of Sciences
 

119333, Russia, Gorod federal'nogo znacheniya Moskva, g. Moscow, ul. Fotievoi, 6, korp.1, of. 1

cpi_2002_1@yahoo.co.uk
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Abstract.

The object of this research is the peculiarities of managing development of the space industry of the United States, since this country is able to maintain leadership in space despite rapid and drastic changes of external factors. The subject of this article is the analysis of the place and role of the Government Accountability Office (GAO) within the American “ecosystem” of space management. Special attention is given to the functionality of this agency as an outline of “feedback”, as well as its impact upon the improvement of state space policy and the activity of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The author analyzed the main methods and functions of the Government Accountability Office of the United States pertaining to the assessment of the projects and activities of NASA. It is noted that the Government Accountability Office not only timely detects the potential planning errors and problems of implementation of large-scale NASA projects, but also objectivity contributes to prevention of budget risks and optimization of the national space policy.

Keywords: Innovative Economy, Performance Audit, Government Accountability Office, NASA, USA, Space Policy, Space Economy, Space Activity, Project Assessment, Project Management

DOI:

10.7256/2454-0730.2018.3.27741

Article was received:

21-10-2018


Review date:

22-10-2018


Publish date:

24-10-2018


This article written in Russian. You can find full text of article in Russian here .

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