A Flexible Fault Management Architecture for Cluster Flight

Award Information
Agency:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$124,997.00
Award Year:
2013
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
NNX13CA45P
Agency Tracking Number:
125070
Solicitation Year:
2012
Solicitation Topic Code:
S5.05
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Emergent Space Technologies, Inc.
MD, Greenbelt, MD, 20770-1405
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
101537046
Principal Investigator:
Matthew Ruschmann
Principal Investigator
(301) 345-1535
matthew.ruschmann@emergentspace.com
Business Contact:
David Gaylor
Business Official
(303) 656-9035
dave.gaylor@emergentspace.com
Research Institution:
Stub




Abstract
Emergent Space Technologies proposes to develop a flexible, service-oriented Fault Management (FM) architecture for cluster fight missions. This FM architecture will include algorithms to be run on each cluster module for fault detection, isolation, and recovery, software to be used at a ground station to direct recovery actions, and protocols for communication of fault information between cluster modules and between modules and the ground station. Individual components of the architecture will be designed so that they do not work together directly, but interact through predetermined interfaces. This will allow for flexibility, scalability and robustness. During Phase 1 of the proposed research, the focus of the research will be a fault detection and isolation system to be incorporated into the FM architecture.

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