WIT Press


Towards Intelligent Assistants For Space Operations And Logistics

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/AIENG930021

Volume

1

Pages

16

Published

1993

Size

1,456 kb

Author(s)

F. Lecouat, J.L. Duelling & J.M. Darroy

Abstract

Towards intelligent assistants for space operations and logistics F. Lecouat, J.L. Duelling & J.M. Darroy Software Technologies and Innovation Division, Matra Marconi Space, 31 rue des Cosmonautes, 31077 Toulouse Cedex, France ABSTRACT This paper describes the Intelligent Support to Logistics concept (ISL), that is emerging at MATRA MARCONI SPACE thanks to software tools of the OPSWARE family. These tools provide support for project and mission planning/scheduling, operations procedures elaboration/validation/execution, generation and browsing of operations manuals, monitoring/trend analysis and reporting, failure diagnosis. They are based on advanced software engineering techniques, including AI techniques. Several instances of these tools have been fielded with a very significant pay-off, both at MMS and at external customers' sites (ESA, CNES, ARIANESPACE). I. INTRODUCTION The complexity and extended life duration of modern spacecrafts, and the resulting

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