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|Title: ||Advances in distributed operations and mission activity planning for Mars surface exploration|
|Authors: ||Fox, Jason M.|
Norris, Jeffrey S.
Powell, Mark W.
Rabe, Kenneth J.
|Keywords: ||distributed operations|
Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Ground Data System (GDS)
|Issue Date: ||19-Jun-2006 |
|Publisher: ||Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2006.|
|Citation: ||AIAA 9th International Conference on Space Operations (SpaceOps), Rome, Italy, June 19-24, 2006.|
|Abstract: ||A centralized mission activity planning system for any long-term mission, such as the Mars Exploration Rover Mission (MER), is completely infeasible due to budget and geographic constraints. A distributed operations system is key to addressing these constraints; therefore, future system and software engineers must focus on the problem of how to provide a secure, reliable, and distributed mission activity planning system. We will explain how Maestro, the next generation mission activity planning system, with its heavy emphasis on portability and distributed operations has been able to meet these design challenges. MER has been an excellent proving ground for Maestro's new approach to distributed operations. The backend that has been developed for Maestro could benefit many future missions by reducing the cost of centralized operations system architecture.|
|Appears in Collections:||JPL TRS 1992+|
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