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Integrated network architecture for sustained human and robotic exploration

Show simple item record Noreen, Gary Cesarone, Robert Deutsch, Leslie Edwards, Charles Soloff, Jason Ely, Todd Cook, Brian Morabito, David Hemmati, Hamid Piazolla, Sabino Hastrup, Rolf Abraham, Douglas Miles, Sue Manshadi, Farzin 2008-01-22T23:46:36Z 2008-01-22T23:46:36Z 2005-03-05
dc.identifier.citation IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, Montana, March 5-12, 2005. en
dc.identifier.clearanceno 04-4053
dc.description.abstract The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Exploration Systems Enterprise is planning a series of human and robotic missions to the Earth's moon and to Mars. These missions will require communication and navigation services. This paper1 sets forth presumed requirements for such services and concepts for lunar and Mars telecommunications network architectures to satisfy the presumed requirements. The paper suggests that an inexpensive ground network would suffice for missions to the near-side of the moon. A constellation of three Lunar Telecommunications Orbiters connected to an inexpensive ground network could provide continuous redundant links to a polar lunar base and its vicinity. For human and robotic missions to Mars, a pair of areostationary satellites could provide continuous redundant links between Earth and a mid-latitude Mars base in conjunction with the Deep Space Network augmented by large arrays of 12-m antennas on Earth. en
dc.description.sponsorship NASA/JPL en
dc.format.extent 2142214 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2005. en
dc.subject network architecture en
dc.subject robotics en
dc.subject sustained exploration en
dc.title Integrated network architecture for sustained human and robotic exploration en
dc.type Preprint en

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