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Autonomous Systems and Robotics
Overview The Exploration Vision calls for closer cooperation between humans and robots than ever before. Creating robust robotic assistants, as well as making key spacecraft systems self sufficient, requires building ...
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Collaborative & Assistant Systems
Overview As NASA missions become longer and more scientifically complex, so will the ongoing participation of and cooperation between individuals in many different locations. At the same time, human/machine interactions ...
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Discovery and Systems Health
Overview The Discovery and Systems Health (DaSH) technical area focuses on challenges in understanding engineering and science data. The engineering data understanding work is centered around the emerging systems engineering ...
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Robust Software Engineering
Overview We are the Robust Software Engineering technical area, based in the Intelligent Systems Division at NASA's Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, California. Our goal is to dramatically increase ...
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Highlights

NASA Airborne Mission Tools Suite Currently Tracking Hurricanes Danny and Erika For NOAA
The NASA Airborne Mission Tools Suite (MTS) is being used by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to track and research hurricanes. NOAA’s Hurricane Research Division (HRD) uses the ...
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Robust Software Engineering Researchers Organized International Conference on Computer-Aided Verification (CAV 2015)
Robust Software Engineering researchers Corina Pasareanu (Program Chair) and Temesghen Kahsai (Local Chair), together with Daniel Kroening (University of Oxford, Program Co-Chair) and Dirk Beyer (University of Passau, Workshop Chair) ...
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SPHERES Team to Continue Propellant "Slosh" Experiments in Microgravity
On September 6th and 10th, the Synchronized Position Hold, Engage, Reorient, Experimental Satellites (SPHERES) Slosh investigation will continue onboard the International Space Station (ISS). The Slosh Experiment is examining the ...
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SPHERES Team to Continue Propellant "Slosh" Experiments in Microgravity
On September 6th and 10th, the Synchronized Position Hold, Engage, Reorient, Experimental Satellites (SPHERES) Slosh investigation will continue onboard the International Space Station (ISS). The Slosh Experiment is examining the ...
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Resource Prospector Team Successfully Conducts End-To-End Command and Data Paths Test and Completes Mission Simulations
The Resource Prospector (RP) Mission Operations (MOS) and Ground Data Systems (GDS) Distributed Operations team conducted a successful end-to-end test for the complete command and data paths for the upcoming ...
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Nhan Nguyen Chairs Successful AIAA Intelligent Systems Workshop at NASA Ames
Nhan Nguyen chaired the second American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Intelligent Systems Workshop, which was held at the NASA Ames Conference Center during August 5-7. The workshop was ...
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Planetary Protection Contamination Study Underway at Mars Analog Site
On August 9-14, Brian Glass will lead a small crew of four people at a location 100 miles removed from the nearest other humans to survey microbial counts in surface ...
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Data Science For Climate Networks Proposal Awarded
"Scalable Analysis of Earth System Data Using Parallelized Graph-Based Approaches" is one of seven selected proposals from among twenty-three submissions to the Computational Modeling Algorithms and Cyberinfrastructure (CMAC) program under ...
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Susan Frost Organizes Summer Intern Showcase Panel
Susan Frost is the organizer for the first TI Summer Intern Showcase and Panel event, to be held on August 4. The Intelligent Systems Division is hosting a summer open ...
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Inductive Monitoring System Delivered to United Launch Alliance
The most recent version of Code TI’s Inductive Monitoring System (IMS) has been delivered to the United Launch Alliance (ULA) for analysis of launch systems operations data. The ARC Technology ...
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Wireless Sensor Network Test on SOAREX-8 Sounding Rocket is Successful
The Sub-Orbital Aerodynamic Re-entry EXperiments (SOAREX-8) payload containing the Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) was successfully launched from Wallops Flight Facility on July 7, 2015 at 6:15 a.m. The 36.313 sounding ...
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Peter Berg Receives Spaceflight Awareness Award
Peter Berg’s contributions to human spaceflight will be recognized at the 2015 Space Flight Awareness (SFA) Honoree Event in conjunction with the RS-25 Engine Test in August. Peter Berg developed ...
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Rodney Martin Wins 2015 NASA T&I Data Challenge Award for Smart Building Software Infrastructure Development
A proof-of-concept project titled “IT Solution Deployment and Testing for Next Generation Zero-Net-Energy Intelligent Buildings” was one of 10 projects that won the 2015 NASA Technology & Innovation (T&I) Labs ...
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Ames Prognostic Hardware to be Included in the Third Phase of Armstrong’s Vehicle Integrated Propulsion Research Project
George Gorospe (Code TI, SGT Inc.) will travel to Armstrong Flight Research Center to operate Ames-developed prognostic hardware during the third phase of the Vehicle Integrated Propulsion Research (VIPR) project. ...
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“Enabling Future Autonomy” Workshop to be Held at Ames on August 5-7, 2015
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Intelligent Systems Technical Committee (ISTC) is sponsoring the second AIAA Intelligent Systems Workshop to be held at NASA Ames on August 5-7, ...
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New Software Verification Package Developed for ACAS X
Robust Software Engineering researcher Ritchie Lee and collaborator Dr. Mykel Kochenderfer (Stanford University) developed a new software package to help in the verification of the next-generation Aircraft Collision Avoidance System ...
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Numerical Aerodynamic Simulation Parallel Benchmarks Wins Supercomputing’s 2015 Test of Time Award
The Numerical Aerodynamic Simulation (NAS) Parallel Benchmarks, developed in the early 1990’s by the NAS Program (now NASA Advanced Supercomputing, Code TN), has won the Supercomputing 2015 (SC15) Test of ...
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Susan Frost Wins USGS Director’s Innovation Award for Sensor Development
Susan Frost has won a United States Geological Survey (USGS) Director’s Innovation Award to develop a bio-inspired optical sensor for earthquake fault monitoring and will serve as a Co-I on ...
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Autonomous Missions Software Experiment Successfully Completed
The Autonomous Mission Operations (AMO) project completed an extensive human spaceflight autonomy test onboard the International Space Station (ISS). From late August of 2014 until May 12 of 2015, the ...
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International Space Orchestra Record Currently Aboard ISS
The International Space Orchestra’s first record, Ground Control: An Opera in Space, is currently orbiting the Earth on the International Space Station with European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti. ...
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