The Aerospace Corporation provides operational support and protection for several NASA missions through the Civil Space Programs Operations Division of the Civil Systems Group, including:
- NASA/NOAA Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) meteorological missions
- Restore-L servicing mission
- Space Network Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS)
- Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem (PACE)
- Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST)
- Orbiting Carbon Observatory 3 (OCO-3)
Key Aerospace software capabilities that are engaged in mission operations and sustainment include:
- Applications of artificial intelligence and machine learning to analyze satellite telemetry and detect anomalies and failures
- Use of Global Positioning System (GPS) Resiliency and Software Assurance Measures (RSAM) to mitigate spoofing attempts
- Satellite orbital analysis tools to model, analyze, visualize complex orbital scenarios
- Link budget analysis
- RF receiver modeling and simulation to predict receiver behavior under various interference scenarios
- Communications RF channel modelling
- Information technology penetration testing
- Computer network design, analysis and modeling
- Flight software supporting instrument calibration
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