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in-space crew-collaborative task schedulingAs 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 in-space internet will be the carriers on which the collaboration 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.
Document ID
20070002804
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Jaap, John
(NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Huntsville, AL, United States)
Meyer, Patrick
(NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Huntsville, AL, United States)
Davis, Elizabeth
(NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Huntsville, AL, United States)
Richardson, Lea
(NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Huntsville, AL, United States)
Date Acquired
August 24, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 2006
Subject Category
Man/System Technology and Life Support
Meeting Information
5th International Workshop on Planning and Scheduling for Space (IWPSS)(Baltimore, MD)
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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