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Strategies For Successful Ground Systems

March 30-April 1, 2004
Manhattan Beach Marriott
Manhattan Beach, California

GSAW2004 Agenda and Presentations


Tuesday March 30, 2004
Introduction and Announcements
Rick Johnson, GSAW2004 General Chair, The Aerospace Corporation

Session 1
Keynote Session

Chair: Marilee Wheaton, The Aerospace Corporation
 

Welcome Address
Steve Burrin, Vice President, Space Programs Operations
The Aerospace Corporation

Spiral Acquisition of Defense and Space Systems of Systems
Barry Boehm, Director, University of Southern California - Center for Software Engineering


Session 2
Characterizing Architectures

Chair: Joseph Betser, The Aerospace Corporation
 

Tools for the Reference Architecture for Space Data Systems
Peter Shames, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Takahiro Yamada, Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency
Niklas Lindman, European Space Agency

On the Development of a Capability Integration Framework to Facilitate Cross-Program Integration for Air Force Space Command
James Conklin, James Martin, John Evans, Charles Robinson, Jeff Diehl, Les Doggrell
The Aerospace Corporation

Success Oriented Ground and Space Software Defined Architectures
Jerry Brand, Vince Kovarik, James Faist
Harris Corporation


Session 3
Breakout Previews

Chair: Sheri Benator, The Aerospace Corporation

Session 4
Lifecycle Strategies

Chair: Susan Jones, The Aerospace Corporation
 

Integrated Satellite Control Network Top-Down and Bottom-Up Implementation
Richard Russel, Northrop Grumman Mission Systems

Use of Combined System and Software Reliability Models for Satellite Ground Systems Dependability Predictions
Myron Hecht, The Aerospace Corporation

Raging Incrementalism - System Engineering for Continuous Change (Paper)
Michael Gorlick, The Aerospace Corporation

Defect Measurement and Analysis of JPL Ground Software: A Case Study
John Spagnuolo Jr., John Powell, Jet Propulsion Laboratory


Session 5
Designing for Flexible Operations

Chair: Mark Walker, PanAmSat Corporation
 

Low Cost Re-architecting of NASA's TRMM Mission Control Center
Lori Enright, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Charlie Bengston, Ronald Jones, ASRC Aerospace Corporation

Multi-Mission Space Ops Center (MMSOC)
Mark Stafford, The Aerospace Corporation
Lt. Col. Robert Hessin, Air Force Space Command

The Mars Exploration Rover/Collaborative Information Portal for Ground Operations
Joan Walton, NASA Ames Research Center


Session 6
Emerging Integrated Services

Chair: Jennifer Lombardi, The Aerospace Corporation
 

Open Sourcery and Web Services in Ground Segment Architectures
Alan Ptak, Khalil Foundy, Kronosoft, Inc.
Leo Hartman, Canadian Space Agency

Developing a Telemetry Archiving Architecture to Support Multiple, Simultaneous Missions
Leeha Herrera, The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

Exploiting Semantic Web Services in an Integrated Satellite Control Network: An Open Standards Approach
David Schmicher, Kathy Hogan, L-3 Communications


Wednesday March 31, 2004
Session 7
Keynote Session

Chair: Larry Bergman, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
 

Introduction and Announcements
Rick Johnson, GSAW2004 General Chair, The Aerospace Corporation

The Evolution of Ground Systems on Hubble and Future NASA Missions
Preston Burch, Program Manager, Hubble Space Telescope
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center


Session 8
Space and Ground Communications

Chair: Sam Cantrell, The Aerospace Corporation
 

Optimizing Satellite Communications with Adaptive and Phased Array Antennas
Daniel Mandl, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Mary Ann Ingram, Georgia Institute of Technology
Felix Miranda, Richard Lee, Robert Romanofsky, Afroz Zaman, NASA Glenn Research Center
John Langley, Saquish Group

Flexible and Reliable Access for the Future NASA Space Network
Michael Hadjitheodosiou, Hui Zeng, Institute for Systems Research, University of Maryland
Brenda Ellis, NASA Glenn Research Center

Flexible Application Support in Ground Stations
James Cutler, Stanford University


Session 9
Standards for Interoperability

Chair: Susan Kurtik, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
 

Air Force Satellite Control Network Interoperability Progress Report
John Pietras, Global Science and Technology, Inc.

Advanced Data Description Exchange Services for Heterogeneous Vehicle and Spaceport Control and Monitor Systems
Rodney Davis, Greg Hupf, Command and Control Technologies

Simplifying Ground Segment Reconfiguration
Philip Melanson, Leo Hartman, Patrick Samson, Dominique Rivard
Canadian Space Agency


Session 10
Breakout Sessions
 

Session 10A: Architecture-Centric Evolution and Evaluation (ACE2) of Software Intensive Systems
Chair: Sergio Alvarado, The Aerospace Corporation

Introduction to Architecture-Centric Evolution and Evaluation of Software-Intensive Systems
Lt. Col. Laura Pope, Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center

A Philosophy of Software Architecture
Joel Sercel, MILSATCOM Joint Program Office

Architecture Business Cycle Ensuring Product Qualities
Linda Northrop, Software Engineering Institute

Software Reviews Since Acquisition Reform – Architecture-Driven Considerations
Peter Hantos, The Aerospace Corporation

COBRA Architecture
Capt. Bryan Berg, Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center

Reference Architecture for Space Data Systems
Peter Shames, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Raytheon (NPOESS) Perspective on Software Architecture
Jim Boegman, Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems

Software Reliability Measurement
Allen Nikora, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Myron Hecht, Douglas Buettner, The Aerospace Corporation

Overview of ACE2 Presentations
Thomas Alspaugh, Institute for Software Research, University of California, Irvine

Session 10B: Exploring the Differences between Enterprise and System Architectures — A Look at the Different Methods, Tools, and Techniques
Chair: James Martin, The Aerospace Corporation

Exploring the Differences between Enterprise and System Architectures — A Look at the Different Methods, Tools, and Techniques
James Martin, The Aerospace Corporation

Architecture, Enterprise Architecture, Frameworks, and Processes
Kevin Kreitman, The Aerospace Corporation

Federal Agency Strategies for Enterprise Architecture Management
Scott Bernard, Syracuse University School of Information Studies

“New Age” Enterprise Architecting–Best Practices and Distinctions (to Solutions Architecting)
Jeff Diehl, The Aerospace Corporation

Session 10C: Process Mismatch with COTS-Based Systems: Problems and Solutions
Chairs: Lisa Brownsword, Ceci Albert, Software Engineering Institute

What is Different for COTS-Based Systems?
Lisa Brownsword, Ceci Albert, Software Engineering Institute

Developing and Negotiating Requirements
Donald Sanders, John Brown, Integral Systems, Inc.

Process Changes For COTS Based Systems
Mary Rich, The Aerospace Corporation

Session 10D: Grid and Web Service Standards for Government and Defense Systems
Chair: Craig Lee, The Aerospace Corporation

GRID Computing Dynamics
Geoffrey Brown, Oracle Corporation

Current and Future Grid Infrastructure
Ewa Deelman, USC Information Sciences Institute, Globus Alliance

Application of Data Grid Technology to Earth Remote Sensing Science Data Segment Architectures
Samuel Gasster, Craig Lee, The Aerospace Corporation

Grid Technology Provides a Cyber Infrastructure Applicable to NASA Applications
Thomas Hinke, NASA Ames Research Center

Application Virtualization – Grid and Web Standards Producing Results
David Maples, DataSynapse

IBM Grid Computing Leadership in Standards and Technology
Michael Osias, IBM Corporation

Session 10E: Ground System Costs
Chair: Susan Jones, The Aerospace Corporation

Architecture-Level Ground Processing System Investment Model
Raymond Covert, The Aerospace Corporation

Software Cost and Productivity Model
Lutrell Long, Jonathan Gayek, Kim Bell, Rosemary Hsu, The Aerospace Corporation
R. Larson, NASA

Systems Engineering Sizing Via Requirements
Ricardo Valerdi, University of Southern California - Center for Software Engineering

Ground Estimating from the Contractor Perspective
Steve Cohen, Boeing

Critical Cost Issues for Ground Systems
Stephen Book, MCR Federal, LLC

Session 10F: Component- and Web-Based Ground System Architectures
Chairs: Dan Smith, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Russ Abbott, The Aerospace Corporation

Using Message Oriented Middleware to Integrate Legacy Applications and Commercial Off-the-Shelf Products: The Radium Case Study
Jared Stallings, Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems

Telepresent Agents A New Paradigm for Sharing Information in Networked Systems
Russ Abbott, The Aerospace Corporation

A Modular, Data Driven System Architecture for GSFC Ground Systems
Everett Cary, Emergent Space Technologies, Inc.

Off-the-shelf Packaged Software Systems and Custom Software Analysis
Gamal Balady, MASS Group, Inc.


Thursday April 1, 2004
Session 11
Keynote Session

Chair: Mal De Ponte, The Aerospace Corporation
 

Introduction and Announcements
Rick Johnson, GSAW2004 General Chair, The Aerospace Corporation

Transformational Communications Software Opportunities
Christine Anderson, Director, MILSATCOM Joint Program Office
Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center


Session 12
Managing Risk

Chair: Pat Maloney, The Aerospace Corporation
 

Best Practices for the Acquisition of COTS-Based Software Systems (CBSS): Experiences from the Space Systems Domain
Suellen Eslinger, Richard Adams, The Aerospace Corporation

Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) Program Mission Control Segment (MCS)
Scott Carey, Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems and Solutions
Asya Campbell, The Aerospace Corporation


Session 13
Summary Session

Judy Kerner, The Aerospace Corporation

Session 14
Breakout Session Outbriefings

Chair: James Cutler, Stanford University
 

Session 10A: Architecture-Centric Evolution and Evaluation (ACE2) of Software-Intensive Systems
Sergio Alvarado, The Aerospace Corporation

Session 10B: Exploring the Differences between Enterprise and System Architectures - A Look at the Different Methods, Tools, and Techniques
James Martin, The Aerospace Corporation

Session 10C: Process Mismatch with COTS-Based Systems: Problems and Solutions
Lisa Brownsword, Software Engineering Institute

Session 10D: Grid and Web Service Standards for Government and Defense Systems
Craig Lee, The Aerospace Corporation

Session 10E: Ground System Costs
Susan Jones, The Aerospace Corporation

Session 10F: Component- and Web-Based Ground System Architectures
Dan Smith, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center


Session 15
Panel Discussion:
Architectural Flexibility in Support of Evolving User Needs
Chair: Mary Rich, The Aerospace Corporation
 

Moderator
Rami Razouk
Associate General Manager, Space Support Division
The Aerospace Corporation

Panelists
Scott Carey (charts)
Delivery Program Manager, Advanced EHF
Mission Control Segment (MCS) Program
Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems and Solutions

Richard Donnelly
Principal Director, Directorate G East
The Aerospace Corporation

Lt. Col. Michael Moran
Operations Officer, 3d Space Operations Squadron
Air Force Space Command

Lt. Col. George Newberry
Acquisition Systems Engineering Division
Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center

Dan Smith
Manager, Mission Services Evolution Center
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Richard Taylor
Director, Institute for Software Research
University of California, Irvine


Session 16
Closing Remarks

Rick Johnson, GSAW2004 General Chair, The Aerospace Corporation

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