Satellite anomalies : benefits of a centralized anomaly database and methods for securely sharing information among satellite operators

Satellite anomalies are mission-degrading events that negatively affect on-orbit operational spacecraft. All satellites experience anomalies of some kind during their operational lifetime. They range in severity from temporary errors in noncritical subsystems to loss-of-contact and complete mission...

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Main Authors: Galvan, David A., Baiocchi, Dave (Author), Welser, William (Author), Hemenway, Brett (Author)
Corporate Authors: United States Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Rand Corporation, Acquisition and Technology Policy Center
Format: eBook
Published: Santa Monica, CA RAND 2014, 2014
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Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Satellite anomalies
  • Anomaly databases
  • Meeting the security requirements of contributors
  • Observations and recommendations
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 55-61)