Mission Execution (ME)

All aspects of spacecraft operations of on-going missions (incl. lessons learned) as well as concepts of missions planned for the near future:

  • Mission planning and scheduling processes
  • Flight dynamics / navigation
  • Flight operations (satellite bus)
  • Instrument operations (payload)
  • Launch and early orbit phase operations
  • Commission phase operations / in-orbit tests
  • “Routine” (automated) operations
  • End of life operations
  • Space debris and collision avoidance
  • Procedure development
  • Fault management and recovery
  • New operational concepts and methods
  • Operations support tools (for space flight operations only;
    for other tools, especially for ground operations see DCSF)


Topic Chair:
Terry D. Linick (NASA)


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