Concurrent Mission and Systems Design at NASA Glenn Research Center: The origins of the COMPASS Team

Melissa McGuire, Steven Oleson, Maria Babula, Timothy Sarver-verhey
2011 AIAA SPACE 2011 Conference & Exposition   unpublished
First and foremost, the authors wish to thank each and every member of the COMPASS team, past and present, for their tireless work at making the team the best it can be. The authors would like to thank Glen Horvat, Dan Gauntner, and Leon Gefert for their work in gaining support for and building the IDAC and the initial concurrent design team. Special thanks to Dr. Les Balkanyi for his tireless technical editing of every published COMPASS document. The authors wish to thank Doug Fiehler, Kurt
more » ... k and Leon Gefert, former members of Team JIMO and COMPASS for agreeing to be interviewed for this paper about the early years of the COMPASS team. Special thanks to the current management of the Engineering Directorate, Director
doi:10.2514/6.2011-7240 fatcat:km67omv3jfg2dasobdiecnxluq