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Death of a Spy Satellite Program case Study
Stillman - Case Study
Intro to Public Administration
The Death of the Spy Satellite
Facts and problems:
The problems that surrounded this Spy Satellite case appeared to be a direct result of a lack of oversight in all aspects of the project. Some of the pronounced facts were:
The project "Future Imagery Architecture (FIA)" was behind schedule and over budget
Boeing, the awarded bidder was the contractor for building the new generation of spy satellites. However, Boeing had never built these types of spy satellites previously, yet kept reassuring Washington that it could construct them and that it could comply with the stringent guidelines from Congress and the satellite agency.
By shifting the responsibility away from the military...