Mission Preparation (Plan)

Rigorous mission preparation and planning functions are the foundation of safe and successful mission operations. Planning encompasses all mission preparation activities, from understanding strategic objectives to communicating and integrating with domestic and international partners, and on to developing operating procedures and techniques through production of supporting analyses and executable mission plans and procedures.

Technical Integration and Communication

  • Program / Project Level Integration
  • Partner Coordination
  • Technical Integration and Production
  • Mission Safety Integration and Analysis
  • Mission Readiness

Mission Analysis and Product Development

  • Crew and Ground Procedures and Mission Rules
  • Mission Design Products (timelines, trajectory and consumables analysis, etc.)
  • Flight and Ground Software Development, Testing, and Certification
  • Command and Telemetry Data Products
  • Flight Crew / Vehicle Integration and Testing
  • Space Station Computer (SSC) Support