During the last five decades DLR/GSOC has been responsible for the preparation and execution of many manned and unmanned space missions. Effective and professional planning is an essential factor for the success.
Mission Planning is a highly complex process which requires:
Experienced scientists of the GSOC mission planning team have developed an own planning system for the optimization and coordination of all activities onboard of a spacecraft. It is being continuously enhanced to meet new requirements by adopting new planning concepts.
The GSOC planning system - a well established and proven tool suite
It can be configured in various ways to meet a broad range of planning problems. Its main components are:
This tool suite is continuously enhanced. Moreover, the GSOC mission planning team is also engaged in the new development of mission planning software on the following two fields: