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Title: Autonomy Enables New Science Missions
Authors: Doyle, R. J.
Gor, V.
Man, G. K.
Stolorz, P. E.
Chapman, C.
Merline, W. J.
Stern, A.
Issue Date: 26-Jan-1997
Citation: Albuquerque, NM
Abstract: The challenge of space flight in NASA's future is to enable smaller, more frequent and intensive space exploration at much lower total cost without substantially decreasing mission reliability, capability, or the scientific return on investment. The most effective way to achieve this goal is to build intelligent capabilities into the spacecraft themselves. Our technological vision for meeting the challenge of returning quality science through limited communication bandwidth will actually put scientists in a more direct link with the spacecraft than they have enjoyed to date. Ultimately, new classes of exploration missions will be enabled.
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