Accession Number:

ADA440102

Title:

SpaceCAPS: Automated Mission Planning for the TechSat 21 Formation-Flying Cluster Experiment

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

STOTTLER HENKE ASSOCIATES INC SAN MATEO CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2002-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

This paper describes a project concerned with the development of a mission planning system to provide automated planning assistance for the Air Force TechSat 21 formation-flying satellite cluster experiment Spacecraft Cluster Automatic PlannerScheduler SpaceCAPS. The projects focus is on planning and scheduling for payload management, but the system serves as a central planning system for planning and scheduling of all spacecraft functions. The paper describes some of the planning and scheduling requirements for cluster payload management, and describes a system for optimization of the mission plan for the TechSat 21 space-based radar surveillance system.

Subject Categories:

  • Space Navigation and Guidance
  • Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE