Autonomic Space Systems

Space is the last great frontier that awaits us. However, due to the size and nature of space and the distances involved, there are some basic fundamental problems that must be solved. The successful exploration of space will require a large number of cheap, agile, and smart spacecraft that can undertake ambitious missions to the far corners of the universe.

Spacecraft will be very different from the vehicles that we have developed over the last 30 years. The new age of space exploration will require spacecraft to be independent, autonomous, and smart. They must be capable of self managing and solving problems without human intervention. In the past, vast numbers of staff were needed to carry out all the necessary functions ...

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