What is it about?

This paper identifies several bases for establishing context and developing unique or alternative approaches for successful parts selection and application within NASA and across the commercial space community. In particular it delves into the concerns about phasing in the use of commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) parts into space applications.

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Why is it important?

This paper is a first step in identifying the need and means to transform the approach for assuring and using electronic parts to align with changes in technology and manufacturing.


This is one of a series of disruptive papers to get the community to think differently about parts and more general practices in space system development.

Dr. Jesse Adam Leitner

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This page is a summary of: Assurance of electronic parts for aerospace system reliability: Past, present, and future, Quality Engineering, January 2022, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/08982112.2021.2021423.
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