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Briefs: Information Technology
Link Complexity Scheduling Algorithm

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

NASA’s Deep Space Network (DSN) provides communication and other services for planetary exploration for both NASA and international users. The...

Briefs: Information Technology
BUMPER-CEV Micrometeoroid and Orbital Debris Risk Assessment Code Rev. A

Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas

BUMPER-CEV Version 1.71 is used to perform micrometeoroid/orbital debris (MMOD) risk assessments for the Orion...

Briefs: Software
Advanced Numerical Integration Techniques for High-Fidelity SDE Spacecraft Simulation

Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

Simulation study is an integral part of the validation of navigation algorithms for spacecraft. While it...

Briefs: Information Technology
Launch Environment Water Flow Simulations Using Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics

One of the crucial ground structures employed at the launch pad during the Space Shuttle program is the rainbird nozzle system, whose primary objective is to suppress...

Briefs: Information Technology
Seismometer Simulation Software

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

Seismometer Simulation Software (SEISim) is written to provide a simulation for the seismometer instrument in the Insight (Interior Exploration using...

Briefs: Information Technology
The Space Station Modulator: A Configurable Surface Mesh Geometry Model for Aeroscience Analyses

Computational manipulation with solid bodies is improving ISS aeroscience analyses.

Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston,...

Briefs: Information Technology
Submersible Phase Change Float Sizing

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

This software allows sizing of submersibles powered by hydraulic generators that are pressurized by ocean thermal gradients at various depths....

Briefs: Information Technology
Method for Evaluating the Pneumatic Hammer Stability of a Fluid-Film Bearing Using CFD

Marshall Space Flight Center, Alabama

This invention relates to a fluid film bearing and a process for evaluating pneumatic hammer instability. Based on...

Briefs: Software
DAWN: a Simulation Model for Evaluating Costs and Tradeoffs of Big Data Science Architectures

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

Data science is emerging as a critical area of research and technology to advance...

Briefs: Software
Auxiliary Payload Sensor System Simulation Software

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

Auxiliary Payload Sensor System Simulation Software (APSSim) provides a simulation of the seismometer used in the Insight...

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