Enabling Autonomous Space Mission Operations with Artificial Intelligence

author: Jeremy Frank, NASA Ames Research Center
published: Aug. 23, 2017,   recorded: February 2017,   views: 1209

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For over 50 years, NASA's crewed missions have been confined to the Earth-Moon system, where speed-of-light communications delays between crew and ground are practically nonexistent. This ground-centered mode of operations, with a large, ground-based suppor team, is not sustainable for NASA's future human exploration missions to Mars. Future astronauts will need smarter tools to make decisions on their own, without assistance from ground-based mission control. In this talk, we will describe several demonstrations of astronaut decision support tools using AI techniques including automated planning, fault diagnosis, automated reasoning and machine learning. These demonstrations show how developments in AI will enable humanity's journey to Mars.

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Comment1 Jeanne, October 25, 2017 at 11:48 p.m.:

Good evening,
Thank you for this interesting lecture on a very actual subject!
I would like to know if it was possible to see the images used in the presentation. Or how can I have access to the slides ?

Thank you !

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