Future space communications will be more flexible, scalable and affordable, thanks in part to an integrated architecture.
Communication is paramount in the success of all project work.
Longtime NASA Engineering Manager Chris Singer compares human spaceflight integration to marriage. Interface control documents and marriage licenses may be in place, but breakdowns will still occur if good relationships are absent.
Lessons noted but not heeded when precursor events and anomalies occurred have oftentimes been the culprit of historic mishaps.
Astronaut Kjell Lindgren provided a crew member’s perspective of human spaceflight lessons learned during a recent knowledge sharing forum.
The NASA Knowledge Community Face-to-Face was held July 11-13 at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.