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Briefs: Information Technology
Software Framework for Control and Observation in Distributed Environments (CODE)

Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California

CODE is a framework for control and observation in distributed environments. The framework enables the...

Briefs: Information Technology
Simple RunTime eXecutive (SRTX)

Marshall Space Flight Center, Alabama

Simple RunTime eXecutive (SRTX) software provides scheduling and publish/subscribe data transfer services. The scheduler allows dynamic allocation of real-time periodic...

Briefs: Information Technology
v-Anomica: A Fast Support Vector-Based Novelty Detection Technique

Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California

Outlier or anomaly detection refers to the task of identifying abnormal or inconsistent patterns from a dataset. While they...

Briefs: Information Technology
Self-Stabilizing Distributed Clock Synch ronization Protocol for Arbitrary Digraphs

Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia

A report describes a self-stabilizing distributed clock synchronization protocol in the absence of faults in the...

Briefs: Software
Precision Navigation Strategies for Primitive Solar-System-Body Sample Return Missions

Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

This project investigated advanced navigation strategies required to approach, perform proximity...

Briefs: Information Technology
Orbit Determination Toolbox 2012a (v5.0)

Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

The Orbit Determination Toolbox (ODTBX) 2012a (v5.0) is an advanced mission simulation and analysis tool used for concept exploration, proposal,...

Briefs: Information Technology
Design and Construction of Protograph-Based LDPC Codes

This innovation can be used in magnetic tape recording and other channels with finite-state representation.

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena,...

Briefs: Information Technology
Spitzer Integrated Resource Planning and Scheduling System (SIRPASS)

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

This decision support system provides an integrated platform for assessing the quality of Spitzer scheduling...

Briefs: Software
Tracking a Scene on Earth from Space Using the Adaptive Cross-Correlation Algorithm

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

A software program enables a user to track a scene or a spot on Earth from space (such as from the...

Briefs: Software
Automated Scheduling of Personnel to Staff Operations for the Mars Science Laboratory

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

The task of producing Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) personnel schedules is daunting. Through...

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