Economy and space in students discussion in the Scientific and educational complex "Special engineering" of Bauman Moscow State Technical University

Authors: Rodionova V.G., Rodionov V.A. Published: 16.10.2015
Published in issue: #10(36)/2015  
DOI: 10.18698/2306-8477-2015-10-306  
Category: Economic and legal problems of engineering education | Chapter: Economics  
Keywords: high technology, scarcity of economic resources, innovation, space activities, manufacturing, economic efficiency

The article is motivated by students and their opinions on some issues of space area. The poll has been administered to a group of the university students. The research indicates the students' attitude to methods of assessing economical cost-effectiveness of this field. We examined some aspects of the problem described and proposed a number of current topical issues for discussion among students of the Scientific and educational complex "Special engineering" of Bauman Moscow State Technical University. These important issues include the audit results of Russian Accounting Chamber in Russian Federal Space Agency; general indicators of budget expenditures in this area; environmental aspects of space activities; the contribution of scholars and university teachers in the technological progress and others. At present, these issues draw special attention to the Russian public, scientists and industry experts, identifying areas of scientific research in the field of space exploration efficiency.

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