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Planning coverage campaigns for mission design and analysis : clasp for the proposed DESDynI Mission

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dc.contributor.author Knight, Russell
dc.contributor.author McLaren, David
dc.contributor.author Hu, Steven
dc.date.accessioned 2013-01-14T22:43:38Z
dc.date.available 2013-01-14T22:43:38Z
dc.date.issued 2012-09-04
dc.identifier.citation i-SAIRAS: International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation in Space, Turin, Italy, September 4-6, 2012 en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 12-2944
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/42589
dc.description.abstract Mission design and analysis present challenges in that almost all variables are in constant flux, yet the goal is to achieve an acceptable level of performance against a concept of operations, which might also be in flux. To increase responsiveness, our approach is to use automated planning tools that allow for the continual modification of spacecraft, ground system, staffing, and concept of operations while returning metrics that are important to mission evaluation, such as area covered, peak memory usage, and peak data throughput. We have applied this approach to DESDynI (Deformation, Ecosystem Structure, and Dynamics of Ice) mission design concept using the CLASP (Compressed Large-scale Activity Scheduler/Planner) planning system [7], but since this adaptation many techniques have changed under the hood for CLASP and the DESDynI mission concept has undergone drastic changes, including that it has been renamed the Earth Radar Mission. Over the past two years, we have run more than fifty simulations with the CLASP-DESDynI adaptation, simulating different mission scenarios with changing parameters including targets, swaths, instrument modes, and data and downlink rates. We describe the evolution of simulations through the DESDynI MCR (Mission Concept Review) and afterwards. 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, 2012. en_US
dc.subject DESDynI (Deformation, Ecosystem Structure, and Dynamics of Ice) en_US
dc.subject mission evaluation en_US
dc.subject CLASP (Compressed Large-scale Activity Scheduler/Planner) en_US
dc.subject automated planning systems en_US
dc.title Planning coverage campaigns for mission design and analysis : clasp for the proposed DESDynI Mission en_US
dc.type Preprint en_US


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