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Recent results in Mars Relay Network planning and scheduing

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dc.contributor.author Lee, C. H. en_US
dc.contributor.author Cheung, K. M. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2004-09-17T07:27:02Z
dc.date.available 2004-09-17T07:27:02Z
dc.date.issued 2003-03-08 en_US
dc.identifier.citation IEEE Aerospace Conference en_US
dc.identifier.citation Big Sky, MT, USA en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 02-1953 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/9798
dc.description.abstract At different time periods in the future, Mars missions will overlap and previous studies indicate that during such periods existing deep space communication infrastructure will not be able to handle all Mars communication needs. A plausible solution is to perform optimal resource allocation for the Mars relay communication network; a network consisting of multiple surface units and orbiters on Mars and the Deep Space Stations. Unlike direct-to-earth, a relay communication, either in real-time or store-and-forward, can increase network science data return, reduce surface unit's direct-to-earth communication demands, and enable communication even when the surface unit is not facing Earth. It is the objective of this paper to take advantage of the relay operation to efficiently plan and schedule the network communications. en_US
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dc.language.iso en_US
dc.subject.other Relay Network planning and scheduling constrained optimization en_US
dc.title Recent results in Mars Relay Network planning and scheduing en_US


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