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Cassini's test methodology for flight software verification and operations.

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dc.contributor.author Wang, Eric
dc.contributor.author Brown, Jay
dc.date.accessioned 2009-07-16T17:49:58Z
dc.date.available 2009-07-16T17:49:58Z
dc.date.issued 2007-08-20
dc.identifier.citation AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference and Exhibit, Hilton Head, South Carolina, August 20-23, 2007 en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 07-2162
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/41356
dc.description.abstract The Cassini spacecraft was launched on 15 October 1997 on a Titan IV-B launch vehicle. The spacecraft is comprised of various subsystems, including the Attitude and Articulation Control Subsystem (AACS). The AACS Flight Software (FSW) and its development has been an ongoing effort, from the design, development and finally operations. As planned, major modifications to certain FSW functions were designed, tested, verified and uploaded during the cruise phase of the mission. Each flight software upload involved extensive verification testing. A standardized FSW testing methodology was used to verify the integrity of the flight software. This paper summarizes the flight software testing methodology used for verifying FSW from pre-launch through the prime mission, with an emphasis on flight experience testing during the first 2.5 years of the prime mission (July 2004 through January 2007). en_US
dc.description.sponsorship NASA/JPL en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2007 en_US
dc.subject Cassini Mission en_US
dc.subject Attitude and Articulation Control Subsystem (AACS) en_US
dc.subject flight testing en_US
dc.subject flight software
dc.title Cassini's test methodology for flight software verification and operations. en_US
dc.type Preprint en_US


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