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HEOMD and Code T Perspectives @           ARCtek               Eugene L. Tu        Director for Exploration Technology    ...
Human Exploration & Operations Mission Directorate                                                          Organizational...
Common	  Capabili8es	  Iden8fied	  for	  Explora8on	                                                               Capabili...
Proposed	  Top-­‐Level	  Figures	  of	  Merit	  •  Probability	  of	  Loss	  of	  Mission	       •     Determine	  the	  d...
Explora8on	  Technology	  Directorate	  TOTAL WORKFORCE: 670 (~280 FTE & ~390 WYE); 50 Projects (~$140M) All Mission Direc...
Assets - Expertise and Capabilities             Risk Assessment           Autonomy &            Robotics          Systems ...
Key	  Facili8es	                                                           High-end Computing and Networking              ...
HEOMD	  Challenges	  for	  ARCtek	  •  How	  will	  we	  ensure	  the	  health	  and	  produc8vity	  of	  the	     crew	  ...
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  1. 1. HEOMD and Code T Perspectives @ ARCtek Eugene L. Tu Director for Exploration Technology NASA Ames Research Center Jan. 18, 2012
  2. 2. Human Exploration & Operations Mission Directorate Organizational StructurePublic  Affairs/Communica8ons   Chief  Technologist   Legisla8ve  Affairs   Chief  Scien8st   Human  Explora-on  &  Opera-ons  Mission   Chief  Engineer   Int’l/Interagency  Rela8ons   Directorate   Safety  &  Mission  Assurance   General  Counsel   Chief  Health  &  Medical  Officer   Strategic  Analysis  &   Mission  Support   Resources  Management   Space  Comm  &   Launch     Integra8on   Services   Naviga8on   Services   •  HR   •  Architecture  studies  and   •  E  &  PO   analysis   •  IT   •  Mission  analysis   •  Management   •  Risk  and  requirements   processes  &   coordina8on   internal  controls   Space   Explora8on   Human   ISS   Commercial   Advanced   Space  Life  &  ShuUle   Systems   Spaceflight   Spaceflight   Explora8on   Physical   Development   •     System  O&M   Capabili8es   •  Crew  &  Cargo   Development   Systems   Sciences   •     MPCV   Transporta8on   Research  &   • Core  Capabili8es   •  Commercial   • AES     •     SLS   (MAF,  MOD,  SFCO,   Services   Crew   • Robo8c   Applica8ons   •  GSDO   EVA)   •  COTS   precursor   • RPT   measurements   • HRP,  CHS   • Fund.  Space  Bio   • Physical  Sciences   For NASA Internal Use Only – Pre-Decisional ISS  Nat’l  Lab  Mgt.   2  
  3. 3. Common  Capabili8es  Iden8fied  for  Explora8on   Capability Driven Human Space Exploration Capability Driven Architecture Elements (Building Blocks) c   Ground   Commercial   MPCV   Robo-c   SEV   EVA   CPS   DSH   Des-na-on   Advanced   Mission   Opera-ons   Cargo/Crew   SLS   Systems   Systems   Systems   Propulsion   Opera-ons  Small  Payload   Robo-c  Free   Satellite   Standardized   Cross Cutting Systems Modular   Light  Weight   Long-­‐Life   Suit  Port   Logis-cs  to   Prop.  Mgt   Power   Radia-on   Comm/ Return   Flyer   Servicing   Energy  Storage   ECLSS   Solar   ISRU   Universal   Living   and   Module   Protec-on   Nav   inspec-on   Robot   Arrays   Docking   Storage   System  Personal  Space   Prop  from   Asteroid   Self-­‐ Thermo-­‐electric   Modeling   Mobility   Robo-c   EP   EVA  Suit   EVA  Suit   Autonomous   Surface  Stairs  /   Waste   Anchoring  Tools   Healing   Genera-on   and   System   Assistant   Thrusters   Exoskeleton   Ops   Ramp  System   Gasses   Systems   Simula-on   Technologies, Research, and Science OCT Cross Cutting Technology Developments Human Exploration Specific Research (such as ECLSS, EVA) Human Exploration Specific Technologies 3   HEO and SMD Cross Cutting Research & Science
  4. 4. Proposed  Top-­‐Level  Figures  of  Merit  •  Probability  of  Loss  of  Mission   •  Determine  the  degree  to  which  the  technology  op8ons  ensure  reliability  for  all  mission  phases    •  Effec4veness  and  Performance   •  Determine  the  degree  to  which  the  technology  op8ons  effec8vely  meet  mission  needs  and  improve   mission  performance  •  Extensibility  to  Other  Missions   •  Determine  the  degree  to  which  the  technology  op8ons  could  be  used  for  other  missions  or  customers  •  Programma4c  Risk   •  Determine  the  degree  to  which  technology  op8ons  affect  programma8c  cost  and  schedule  risks  •  Affordability  and  Life  Cycle  Cost     •  Determine  the  degree  to  which  the  technology  op8ons  reduce  technology/system  development  and   recurring  costs  
  5. 5. Explora8on  Technology  Directorate  TOTAL WORKFORCE: 670 (~280 FTE & ~390 WYE); 50 Projects (~$140M) All Mission Directorates, SCAP, and NESC R&T Development and Applications; Largest ARCJET Complex; Fastest Supercomputers Intelligent Systems Human Systems Entry Systems NASA Advanced Integration and Technology SupercomputingH Mission Operation Tools Information Systems MPCV Heatshield Engineering Risk AssessmentEO Habitat ISHM Human Performance ARCJET Testing SLS Flame Trench AnalysisM Intelligent Ground Ops Launch Vibration Analysis Aerothermal Analysis Launch/Ascent CFD ModelingD Exploration Telerobotics Human-Robotic Ops Entry Systems New High-Fidelity CFD ToolsO MaterialsC Autonomous SystemsT Adaptive Deployable Human-Robotics Systems Entry Systems Science Planning & Viz Solar System ModelingS MER Surface OpsM MSL Surface Operations MSL Heatshield Heliophysics Modeling Wildfire Response OpsD Planning Materials for Venus, Earth Science Modeling & Sample Return, etc. PredictionA Integrated Intelligent Fundamental AeronauticsR Resilient Flight Control Flight Deck Hypersonics ResearchM High-Fidelity Aero Modeling Integ. Vehicle Health Mgmt. Human-in-the-loop and SimulationD simulation evaluation 5
  6. 6. Assets - Expertise and Capabilities Risk Assessment Autonomy & Robotics Systems Health Entry Systems & Technologies Computational Aerosciences Human-Systems Human Nanotechnology Integration Performance Collaborative Planning & Environments Scheduling1/20/12 6 Supercomputing Information Management Software Reliability
  7. 7. Key  Facili8es   High-end Computing and Networking Systems, Mass Storage, andARCJET Facility, Ballistic Range, Advanced Visualization LabShock Tube and AdvancedMaterials Lab Intelligent Systems and Human System Integration Labs
  8. 8. HEOMD  Challenges  for  ARCtek  •  How  will  we  ensure  the  health  and  produc8vity  of  the   crew  for  long  dura8on  and  long  distance  spaceflight   missions?  •  How  will  we  operate  a  spacecra]  with  less  ground-­‐ based  resources,  significant  communica8ons  delays,   and  limited  or  no  rapid  return  capabili8es?  •  How  will  we  enable  effec8ve  and  coordinated  Human-­‐ robo8c  explora8on  in  extreme  environments  and  with   limited  resources?  •  How  will  we  design,  develop,  test  and  cer8fy  a  Human   space  transporta8on  system  with  limited  budgets  and   tes8ng  capabili8es?