PROJECT ICARUS: PROJECT PROGRAMME DOCUMENT (PPD) - OVERVIEW PROJECT PLAN COVERING PERIOD 2009 – 2014 INCORPORATING MAJOR TASK PLAN FOR PHASE III CONCEPT DESIGN COVERING PERIOD MAY 2010 – APRIL 2011.

Авторы: K.F.Long , R.K.Obousy
Форматы: pdf
Описание: This report sets out the overall programme plan for Project Icarus - a theoretical engineering design study of an unmanned interstellar probe based upon the historical Project Daedalus. This is a joint volunteer initiative led by members of the Tau Zero Foundation and The British Interplanetary Society. This report covers the period 30th September 2009 to 2014 when the final executive summary reports are expected to be published. This report also describes the major task plan covering the Concept Design Phase III for the period May 2010 to April 2011. This report has been written so as to provide a single reference document from which the team can work. It is also important for any future Project Leaders to ensure that the project stays on track according to a set timeline of major milestones and key phase deliverables. These are defined. This report also covers project resourcing and risks as well as the strategy and design philosophy to be adopted by the team to evolve the final Icarus vehicle configuration, performance and mission profile.