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NASA Conjunction Assessment Organizational Approach and the Associated Determination of Screening Volume SizesNASA is committed to safety of flight for all of its operational assets Performed by CARA at NASA GSFC for robotic satellites Focus of this briefing Performed by TOPO at NASA JSC for human spaceflight he Conjunction Assessment Risk Analysis (CARA) was stood up to offer this service to all NASA robotic satellites Currently provides service to 70 operational satellites NASA unmanned operational assets Other USG assets (USGS, USAF, NOAA) International partner assets Conjunction Assessment (CA) is the process of identifying close approaches between two orbiting objects; sometimes called conjunction screening The Joint Space Operations Center (JSpOC) a USAF unit at Vandenberg AFB, maintains the high accuracy catalog of space objects, screens CARA-supported assets against the catalog, performs OD tasking, and generates close approach data.
Document ID
20150011461
Document Type
Presentation
Authors
Newman, Lauri K. (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, MD United States)
Hejduk, Matthew D. (Astrorum Consulting, LLC Waco, TX, United States)
Date Acquired
June 23, 2015
Publication Date
May 19, 2015
Subject Category
Space Transportation and Safety
Astrodynamics
Report/Patent Number
GSFC-E-DAA-TN22210
Meeting Information
Annual Small Payload Rideshare Symposium(Laurel, MD)
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NNG14VC09C
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Public Use Permitted.
Keywords
Conjunction
Assessment
Operations

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