NASA is particularly concerned with reducing mission operations costs through increased automation. This paper examines the operations procedures within NASA Mission Control Centers in order to uncover the level of automation that currently exists within them. Based on an assessment of mission operations procedures within three representative control centers, this paper recommends specific areas where there is potential for mission cost reduction through increased automation.
Published Date: May 2001
Registration: ISBN 978-1-57735-133-7
Copyright: Published by The AAAI Press, Menlo Park, California.