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Application of state analysis and goal-based operations to a MER mission scenario

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dc.contributor.author Morris, J. Richard
dc.contributor.author Ingham, Michel D.
dc.contributor.author Mishkin, Andrew H.
dc.contributor.author Rasmussen, Robert D.
dc.contributor.author Starbird, Thomas W.
dc.date.accessioned 2006-10-19T22:37:49Z
dc.date.available 2006-10-19T22:37:49Z
dc.date.issued 2006-06-19
dc.identifier.citation AIAA 9th International Conference on Space Operations (SpaceOps), Rome, Italy, June 19-24, 2006. en
dc.identifier.clearanceno 06-0936
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/39842
dc.description.abstract State Analysis is a model-based systems engineering methodology employing a rigorous discovery process which articulates operations concepts and operability needs as an integrated part of system design. The process produces requirements on system and software design in the form of explicit models which describe the behavior of states and the relationships among them. By applying State Analysis to an actual MER flight mission scenario, this study addresses the specific real world challenges of complex space operations and explores technologies that can be brought to bear on future missions. The paper describes the tools currently used on a daily basis for MER operations planning and provides an in-depth description of the planning process, in the context of a Martian day’s worth of rover engineering activities, resource modeling, flight rules, science observations, and more. It then describes how State Analysis allows for the specification of a corresponding goal-based sequence that accomplishes the same objectives, with several important additional benefits. en
dc.description.sponsorship NASA/JPL en
dc.format.extent 522759 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2006. en
dc.subject state analysis en
dc.subject Mars Exploration Rovers en
dc.subject goal - based operations en
dc.subject mission planning
dc.title Application of state analysis and goal-based operations to a MER mission scenario en
dc.type Preprint en


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