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1983 Journal of Guidance Control and Dynamics  
Perturbation Guidance G83-087 Space Shuttle Entry Guidance Performance Results G83-076 The Digital Autopilot for Thrust Vector Control of the Shuttle Orbital Maneuver- ing System G83-075 Shuttle Orbiter  ...  Space Shuttle Primary Onboard Software: STS-1 to Operational Use G83-024 Fault Isolation Methodology for the L-1011 Digital Avionic Flight Control System G83-012 Generic Faults and Architecture Design  ... 
doi:10.2514/3.8535 fatcat:emfshe4yorcjtbbdflip4cugri

Evolution of the Space Shuttle Primary Avionics Software and Avionics for Shuttle Derived Launch Vehicles

Roscoe C. Ferguson
2011 SAE International Journal of Aerospace  
OVERVIEW OF SPACE SHUTTLE AVIONICS AND PRIMARY AVIONICS SOFTWARE Avionics The Space Shuttle avionics system consists of multiple computers and multiple buses (Figure 2) .  ...  PASS Organized into Memory Configurations The Space Shuttle was designed to support an entire space mission (pre-paunch, ascent, orbit, and entry).  ... 
doi:10.4271/2011-01-2575 fatcat:jbzorv4zoffrdeivxcjynacf24

Operational use of GPS navigation for space shuttle entry

John L. Goodman, Carolyn A. Propst
2008 2008 IEEE/ION Position, Location and Navigation Symposium  
The STS-118 flight of the Space Shuttle Endeavour was the first shuttle mission flown with three Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers in place of the three legacy Tactical Air Navigation (TACAN) units  ...  A significant number of lessons were learned concerning the integration of a software intensive navigation unit into a legacy avionics system.  ...  Use of aero-surfaces along with RCS jets. Four primary flight computers. One backup flight computer.  ... 
doi:10.1109/plans.2008.4570031 fatcat:acgr4ztuszg47gtbvdunlz2ylu

Avionics Module Recovery System for Expendable Launch Vehicles

Frederick W. Boltz
2000 Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets  
Advanced avionics architecture includes Global Positioning System micro- electronics to enhance navigation and guidance of the final stage into a precise orbit.  ...  The Specification of size and weight for Space Shuttle Orbiter and five miniature orbiters that could be used to return avionics modules of ELVs from orbit Space Shuttle Orbiter Miniature orbiters Specification  ... 
doi:10.2514/2.3578 fatcat:rwvmweihjvdpnojeixmbuqfd4q

Miniature Launch Vehicles for Very Small Payloads

Frederick W. Boltz
2001 Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets  
Advanced INS architecture includes use of global positioning system (GPS) to enhance navigation and guidance of the final stage into a precise orbit.* If the avionics module were to be recovered intact  ...  All things consid- ered, there is probably no better shape for an ARV than that of the Space Shuttle Orbiter.  ... 
doi:10.2514/2.3664 fatcat:4frrnalgofhvdagpi6nie3ljsy

HL-20 subsystem design

1993 Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets  
The reaction control system (RCS) sizing was based on the Space Shuttle on-orbit and entry requirements and was required for use in the proximity of the space station without contamination of the local  ...  as a personnel launch system orbiter that will provide the crew changeout at the Space Station Freedom.  ... 
doi:10.2514/3.25570 fatcat:pky2hcqwbvdhhd5lkmepb7rzmq

Avionics Architectures for Exploration: Wireless technologies and human spaceflight

Montgomery B. Goforth, James E. Ratliff, Richard J. Barton, Raymond S. Wagner, Chatwin Lansdowne
2014 2014 IEEE International Conference on Wireless for Space and Extreme Environments (WiSEE)  
The authors describe ongoing efforts by the Avionics Architectures for Exploration (AAE) project chartered by NASA's Advanced Exploration Systems (AES) Program to evaluate new avionics architectures and  ...  This paper provides an overview of recent AAE efforts, with particular emphasis on the wireless technologies being evaluated under AES to support human spaceflight.  ...  The authors would like to acknowledge the support of the AAE sponsors at NASA Headquarters: Mr. Jason Crusan (Director, Advance Exploration Systems Division) and Mr.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wisee.2014.6973073 dblp:conf/wisee/GoforthRBWL14 fatcat:jniuh4zcgrgfbd6m4mxnnjxnzu

A multi-center space data system prototype based on CCSDS standards

Thomas M. Rich
2016 2016 IEEE Aerospace Conference  
The target vehicle consists of realistic flight computer hardware running Core Flight Software (CFS) in the integrated Power, Avionics, and Power (iPAS) Pathfinder Lab at JSC.  ...  Deep space missions beyond earth orbit will require new methods of data communications in order to compensate for increasing RF propagation delay.  ...  He has been with contractor companies at JSC for more than 41 years, all in support of Space Shuttle flight control and flight planning systems in JSC Building 30, home of the Space Shuttle and International  ... 
doi:10.1109/aero.2016.7500798 fatcat:obrsuhlhkreg7f3nlf2aa65ym4

Intelligent flight support system (IFSS): a real-time intelligent decision support system for future manned spaceflight operations at Mission Control Center

Madjid Tavana
2004 Advances in Engineering Software  
The Mission Control Center Systems (MCCS) is a functionally robust set of distributed systems primarily supporting the Space Shuttle Program (SSP) and the International Space Station (ISS) mission operations  ...  The Intelligent Flight Support System (IFSS) described in this paper promotes situational awareness at MCC with an interactive virtual model of the ISS and Space Shuttle combined with data and decision  ...  While more advanced computing capabilities have allowed the MCCS to morph from completely independent functioning systems into a distributed design architecture, the technological advances of the last  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.advengsoft.2004.04.002 fatcat:2jlll43kdzdrzcxt3e76aaaew4

Simulation Modeling of Space Missions Using the High Level Architecture

Luis Rabelo, Serge Sala-Diakanda, John Pastrana, Mario Marin, Sayli Bhide, Oloruntomi Joledo, Jorge Bardina
2013 Modelling and Simulation in Engineering  
The High Level Architecture (HLA) is the backbone of this distributed simulation.  ...  This paper discusses an environment being developed to model a mission of the Space Launch System (SLS) and the Multipurpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) being launched from Kennedy Space Center (KSC) to the International  ...  systems.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2013/967483 fatcat:aqusy7xacbe5tdht24oarmw2yi

Modeling of Highly Flexible Structures

P. Frank Pai, Mark J. Schulz
2000 Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets  
Advanced avionics architecture includes Global Positioning System micro- electronics to enhance navigation and guidance of the final stage into a precise orbit.  ...  The purpose of this Note is to show how the avionics modules of two small ELVs could be recovered using miniature winged space- craft incorporated into the final stage of each ELV.  ... 
doi:10.2514/2.3577 fatcat:7rmmosrz6jek3f2dhlc7yzuy5a

Wireless Avionics and Human Interfaces for Inflatable Spacecraft

Richard Alena, Steven R. Ellis, Jim Hieronymus, Dougal Maclise
2008 IEEE Aerospace Conference. Proceedings  
A distributed wireless avionics system would provide the computational capacity for sophisticated support systems that inform the correct crewmember of a problem needing their attention, and to assist  ...  This paper will cover the proposed architecture for wireless spacecraft avionics including innovative human interaction techniques with spacecraft systems.  ...  Commercial space ventures launched the Bigelow Genesis I Space Station "Hotel" in June of 2006 as a scaled-down flight demonstration. [1] It returned pictures of itself in Orbit as shown in the figure  ... 
doi:10.1109/aero.2008.4526527 fatcat:ulxdpjmhcja4xk2wk32ocrv2oe

Reusability Analysis for Lunar Landers

Ryan de Freitas Bart, Jeffrey Hoffman
2021 2021 IEEE Aerospace Conference (50100)  
of reusability for a wide range of space systems.  ...  The results of this work are intended to guide the development of the next generation of lunar landers and future space systems as the model and optimization framework can be adapted to explore the benefit  ...  Although the results of the Mathematica report seemed promising at the time, it forced NASA to justify the Shuttle on economic grounds instead of highlighting its ability to advance reusable space systems  ... 
doi:10.1109/aero50100.2021.9438228 fatcat:hhlodprddnc4tibcnubgrok7se

Cryogenic Orbital Testbed (CRYOTE) development status

M. Gravlee, B. Kutter, C. McLean, J. Marquardt
2012 Cryogenics (Guildford)  
orbital thermal environment and heat loads imparted on the thermal system.  ...  The Cryogenic Orbital Testbed (CRYOTE) provides an in-space environment where the unique properties and fluid flow of hydrogen can be demonstrated in micro-or zero-gravity.  ...  Lite Pup Grande Duration on-orbit <24 Hours >6 Months >6 Months Lead Time to ILC 2 Years 2+ Years 2+ Years Flight Computer Centaur CRYOTE Avionics CRYOTE Avionics System Control Open  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cryogenics.2012.01.011 fatcat:zt7f6yxaenb47jb65qtecm67x4

Game changing: NASA's space launch system and science mission design

S. D. Creech
2013 2013 IEEE Aerospace Conference  
NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) is directing efforts to build the Space Launch System (SLS), a heavy-lift rocket that will carry the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) and other important  ...  As this paper will report, the SLS rocket will launch payloads of unprecedented mass and volume, such as "monolithic" telescopes and in-space infrastructure.  ...  Avionics and Software The SLS avionics team is fine-tuning flight software, using test-bed computers received ahead of schedule from The Boeing Company for testing the SLS flight software in Marshall Space  ... 
doi:10.1109/aero.2013.6496921 fatcat:hec3lbugendp5ghe5vgxtjixnm
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