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Anomaly trends for missions to Mars: Mars Global Surveyor and Mars Odyssey

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dc.contributor.author Green, Nelson W.
dc.contributor.author Hoffman, Alan R.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-08-26T16:23:55Z
dc.date.available 2009-08-26T16:23:55Z
dc.date.issued 2008-01-07
dc.identifier.citation 46th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, January 7, 2008. en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 07-4509
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/41381
dc.description.abstract The long term flight operations of the Mars Global Surveyor and Mars Odyssey spacecraft give us an excellent chance to examine the operations of two long lived spacecraft in orbit around Mars during overlapping time periods. This study examined the anomalies for each mission maintained for NASA at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. By examining the anomalies each mission encountered during their multiyear missions, trends were identified related to when anomalies occurred during each mission, the types of anomalies encountered, and corrective actions taken to mitigate the effects of the anomalies. As has been discovered in previous studies the numbers of anomalies directly correlate with mission activity and show a decreasing trend with elapsed mission time. Trend analysis also identified a heavy emphasis on software as the source or solution to anomalies for both missions. 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, 2008. en_US
dc.subject anomaly trends en_US
dc.subject Incident, Surprise, and Anomaly (ISA) en_US
dc.subject Mars en_US
dc.title Anomaly trends for missions to Mars: Mars Global Surveyor and Mars Odyssey en_US
dc.type Preprint en_US


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