Integrating Planning and Scheduling in the ISS Fluid Science Laboratory Domain

  • Amedeo Cesta
  • Riccardo De Benedictis
  • Andrea Orlandini
  • Riccardo Rasconi
  • Luigi Carotenuto
  • Antonio Ceriello
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7906)

Abstract

This paper describes a Planning and Scheduling Service (Pss) to support the Increment Planning Process for the International Space Station (ISS) payload management. The Pss is described while targeting the planning of experiments in the Fluid Science Laboratory (FSL), an ISS facility managed by Telespazio User Support and Operation Centre (T-USOC) that has been identified as a representative case study due to its complexity. The timeline-based approach inside the Pss is evaluated against realistic planning benchmark problems.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Amedeo Cesta
    • 1
  • Riccardo De Benedictis
    • 1
  • Andrea Orlandini
    • 1
  • Riccardo Rasconi
    • 1
  • Luigi Carotenuto
    • 2
  • Antonio Ceriello
    • 2
  1. 1.ISTCCNR – National Research Council of ItalyItaly
  2. 2.Telespazio S.p.A.Italy

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