Space Operations: Contributions from the Global Community

  • Craig Cruzen
  • Michael Schmidhuber
  • Young H. Lee
  • Bangyeop Kim

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxix
  2. Mission Design and Management

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Tom Hoppenbrouwers, Diego Urbina, Andrea Boyd, Barbara Imhof, Susmita Mohanty, Peter Weiss et al.
      Pages 3-25
    3. Mariarosaria Cardone, Christian Laroque, Mehran Sarkarati, Kim Nergaard, Paul Steele, Sebastian Martin
      Pages 27-52
    4. E. A. Hanlon, B. P. Keegan, M. E. Lange, J. K. Pittman, D. L. Wenberg, J. G. Roser et al.
      Pages 53-86
    5. David Evans, José Martinez, Moritz Korte-Stapff, Attilio Brighenti, Chiara Brighenti, Jacopo Biancat
      Pages 87-113
    6. Juan Carlos Gil
      Pages 115-133
    7. Wallace Tai, InKyu Kim, SangMan Moon, Day Young Kim, Kar-Ming Cheung, Cheol Hea Koo et al.
      Pages 149-174
    8. Daniel D. Wenkert, Roy E. Gladden, Charles D. Edwards, Peter Schmitz, Michel Denis, Alistair J. Winton
      Pages 175-205
    9. Josh Schoolcraft, Andrew Klesh, Thomas Werne
      Pages 221-231
    10. Ikpaya O. Ikpaya, Spencer O. Onuh, Christopher U. Achem, Baslem M. Okehie, Fidelis Y. Madalla
      Pages 233-251
  3. Ground System Design for Efficient and Secure Operations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 253-253
    2. Bruno Sousa, Alessandro Donati, Elif Özcan, René van Egmond, Reinier Jansen, Judy Edworthy et al.
      Pages 255-270
    3. Duane L. Bindschadler, Robert R. Smith, Charlene P. Valerio, Kathryn A. Schimmels
      Pages 271-290
    4. Armin Hauke, Erica Barkasz, Marcin Gnat, Udo Häring, Matias Lantschner, Klaus Wiedemann
      Pages 291-310
    5. Robin G. McNeill, Jeffrey K. McNeill, Stephen F. Canny
      Pages 311-330
    6. Eric D. Melin, Christopher J. Krupiarz, Christopher A. Monaco, Nickalaus T. Pinkine, Patricia A. Harrington-Duff
      Pages 331-351
    7. Angela Dietz, Daniel Werner, Elsa Montagnon, Sylvain Lodiot, Bruno Sousa, Colin Haddow et al.
      Pages 353-373

About this book


This book includes a selection of 30 reviewed and enhanced manuscripts published during the 14th SpaceOps Conference held in May 2016 in Daejeon, South Korea. The selection was driven by their quality and relevance to the space operations community. The papers represent a cross-section of three main subject areas:

·         Mission Management – management tasks for designing, preparing and operating a particular mission.

·         Spacecraft Operations – preparation and implementation of all activities to operate a space vehicle (crewed and uncrewed) under all conditions.

·         Ground Operations – preparation, qualification, and operations of a mission dedicated ground segment and appropriate infrastructure including antennas, control centers, and communication means and interfaces.

This book promotes the SpaceOps Committee’s mission to foster the technical interchange on all aspects of space mission operations and ground data systems while promoting and maintaining an international community of space operations experts.


space systems operations space system design aerospace systems aerospace engineering spacecraft operations

Editors and affiliations

  • Craig Cruzen
    • 1
  • Michael Schmidhuber
    • 2
  • Young H. Lee
    • 3
  • Bangyeop Kim
    • 4
  1. 1.NASA Marshall Space Flight CenterHuntsvilleUSA
  2. 2.German Space Operations CenterDLR - German Aerospace CenterWeßlingGermany
  3. 3.Jet Propulsion LaboratoryNASA Jet Propulsion LaboratoryPasadenaUSA
  4. 4.Lunar Exploration Research DivisionKorea Aerospace Research InstituteDaejeonKorea (Republic of)

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-51940-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-51941-8
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