Industrial Engineer Engineering and Management Solutions at Work

August 2012    |    Volume: 44    |    Number: 8

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Systems Engineering by Ricardo Valerdi

Industrial Engineer's quarterly column about systems engineering (August 2012) 

A new era of space exploration

May 22 was a historic day in the space industry. Falcon 9, built by Space Exploration Technologies (aka SpaceX) in California, launched into outer space and a few days later became the first privately built spacecraft to visit the International Space Station.


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