Multi-stakeholder interactive simulation for federated satellite systems

Paul T. Grogan, Alessandro Golkar, Seiko Shirasaka, Olivier L. De Weck

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Federated satellite systems (FSS) are a new class of space-based systems which emphasize a distributed architecture. New information exchanging functions among FSS members enable data transportation, storage, and processing as on-orbit services. As a system-of-systems, however there are significant technical and social barriers to designing a FSS. To mitigate these challenges, this paper develops a multi-stakeholder interactive simulation for use in future design activities. An FSS simulation interface is defined using the High Level Architecture to include orbital and surface assets and associated transmitters, receivers, and signals for communication. Sample simulators (federates) using World Wind and Orekit open source libraries are applied in a prototype simulation (federation). The application case studies a conceptual FSS using the International Space Station (ISS) as a service platform to serve Earth-observing customers in sun-synchronous orbits (SSO). Results identify emergent effects between FSS members including favorable ISS power conditions and potential service bottlenecks to serving SSO customers.

ホスト出版物のタイトル2014 IEEE Aerospace Conference
出版者IEEE Computer Society
出版物ステータスPublished - 2014 1 1
イベント2014 IEEE Aerospace Conference - Big Sky, MT, United States
継続期間: 2014 3 12014 3 8


名前IEEE Aerospace Conference Proceedings


Other2014 IEEE Aerospace Conference
United States
Big Sky, MT

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Space and Planetary Science

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    Grogan, P. T., Golkar, A., Shirasaka, S., & De Weck, O. L. (2014). Multi-stakeholder interactive simulation for federated satellite systems. : 2014 IEEE Aerospace Conference [6836253] (IEEE Aerospace Conference Proceedings). IEEE Computer Society.