In-Space Crew-Collaborative Task Scheduling [chapter]

2007 Space Operations: Mission Management, Technologies, and Current Applications  
As humans venture farther from Earth for longer durations, it will become essential for those on the journey to have significant control over the scheduling of their own activities as well as the activities of their companion systems and robots. However, the crew will not do all the scheduling; timelines will be the result of collaboration with ground personnel. Emerging technologies such as in-space message buses, delay-tolerant networks, and inspace internet will be the carriers on which the
more » ... ollaboration rides. Advances in scheduling technology, in the areas of task modeling, scheduling engines, and user interfaces will allow the crew to become virtual scheduling experts. New concepts of operations for producing the timeline will allow the crew and the ground support to collaborate while providing safeguards to ensure that the mission will be effectively accomplished without endangering the systems or personnel.
doi:10.2514/5.9781600866890.0361.0378 fatcat:opnugz3qqza5ja2zpdxdxo7ixu