A system is a set of components organized to satisfy specified objectives.
These components may include hardware, software, people, and facilities.
|Read about the Hubble Space Telescope - An expensive repair could have been side-stepped if a few simple tests had been conducted.||The Lunar Rover Vehicle is an example where careful systems engineering led to a spectacular success.|
|The Apollo 13 near disaster might have been avoided if the upgrading of just one system component had not been overlooked.||You can explore a real systems engineering project (a robot lawn mower) being developed at GMU.|
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