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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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Workshop on Assurance Cases With Panel on Safety of Autonomy Held on September 20th
The Fourth International Workshop on Assurance Cases for Software-intensive Systems (ASSURE 2016) was held on September 20th, 2016, in conjunction with the International Conference on Computer Safety, Reliability, and Security ...
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Collaborative Life Sciences Repository Team Receives Space Flight Awareness Award
The Collaborative Life Sciences Repository (CLSR) team between the Intelligent Systems Division and the Flight Systems Implementation Branch (Code SCF) received a Space Flight Awareness Award, November 10, 2016. The ...
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Real-Time Safety Monitoring of National Airspace Demonstrated To NASA Advisory Council Aeronautics Committee
Real-time safety monitoring and prediction of the National Airspace System (NAS) will be demonstrated to the Aeronautics Committee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC) on November 15. In the proof-of-concept ...
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Advanced Caution and Warning System Supports Orion Entry and Landing Simulation
The Advanced Caution and Warning System (ACAWS) was featured in the first integrated entry, descent, and landing simulation of the first crewed Orion mission conducted on November 3, 2016. The ...
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"SPHERES"/Astrobee Working Group Quarterly Meeting To Be Held at Ames on November 10th
The Synchronized Position Hold, Engage, Reorient, Experimental Satellites (SPHERES) community holds a face-to-face working group meeting twice a year for information sharing across the group. Membership includes the Massachusetts Institute ...
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"SPHERES" Engineering Team Completes SPHERES "Blue" Satellite Repair for International Space Station
The Synchronized Position, Hold, Engage, Reorient Experimental Satellites (SPHERES) are bowling ball-sized spherical satellites with power, propulsion, computers, and navigation that can be used for inspections, maintenance, spacecraft assembly, and ...
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