ICKEPS - Challange Track
Planning Operations on the Mars Express Mission
Industry partner: European Space Agency European Space Operations Centre (ESA-ESOC)
Problem description provided by:
- Simone Fratini, European Space Agency European Space Operations Centre (ESA-ESOC)
- Nicola Policella, European Space Agency European Space Operations Centre (ESA-ESOC)
Abtsract: Over the last decades planning systems research has been deeply influenced by challenges offered by space applications. The ESA Mars-Express mission (MEX) offered interesting multi-objective planning, scheduling and optimization problems requiring the satisfaction of a number of temporal, resource and causal constraints. Most of these problems have been addressed separately without taking into account the fact that they were steps of the same process. This document provides the specification of a planning and scheduling domain for mission planning activities abstracted from the real context of the MEX mission. The abstraction aims at putting together steps of the real planning process that are currently handled separately by the MEX operation team.
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