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Technical Research Areas

Autonomous Systems and Robotics
Development of technologies required for systems that can adapt their behavior to complex, rapidly changing environments
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Collaborative & Assistant Systems
Information technologies and collaboration tools that facilitate the specialized work of distributed teams in NASA mission settings
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Discovery and Systems Health
Tools and methods for systems health management; large-scale science and aeronautical data analysis and data mining
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Robust Software Engineering
Increased software quality, reliability, and productivity through research done in the context of NASA applications
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Advanced Caution & Warning System Demonstrated To NASA Administrator
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, Deputy Administrator Dava Newman, and Johnson Space Center (JSC) Director Ellen Ochoa visited the Astronaut Office’s Rapid Prototyping Lab (RPL) at JSC to observe the Orion ...
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International Space Orchestra Performs at the Iconic Hollywood Bowl
The International Space Orchestra (ISO), the world’s first orchestra of space scientists, performed at the iconic Hollywood Bowl on September 24th. The ISO opened for the sold-out concert of the ...
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QuAIL Team is The First to Successfully Train a Quantum Computer to Generate Handwritten Digits
The Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab (QuAIL) team has successfully trained a quantum computer to generate (low-resolution) handwritten digits. The QuAIL team trained the D-Wave 2X quantum computer hosted at NASA ...
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Eric Barszcz Presents BatchEditor to NASA 'TEAMS' User Group
Eric Barszcz gave a presentation on the BatchEditor, a tool he developed for automatically updating Testability, Engineering, and Maintenance System (TEAMS) reasoner models to the NASA TEAMS User Group (NTUG) ...
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Diagnostics and Prognostics Group Release Open Source Prognostics Toolboxes
Research software entitled “Prognostics Model Library” and “Prognostics Algorithm Library”, by Matthew Daigle, have been released under a NASA Open Source Agreement. Releases can be found on the NASA Github ...
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Autonomy Operating System Project Conducts First Successful Interactive Test Flights With Air Traffic Control Communication
On August 16, the the Autonomy Operating System (AOS) project conducted its first interactive test flight with simulated Air Traffic Control (ATC) text communication. This flight test demonstrated the ability ...
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