This paper describes the details of, and the experiences gained from, a case study undertaken by the authors on the design and re-implementation of the Olympus Satellite's Attitude and Orbital Control Systems (AOCS). The goal of the study was to demonstrate that real-time systems can be implemented using Ada and its tasking facilities. The system was… (More)
In January 1991, the European Space Agency commissioned a study into the practicality of using process-based scheduling techniques in an on-board application environment, with Ada as the implementation language. This short paper summarises the results of that study.