Daniel Durham

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The Glory satellite program is underway at the orbital sciences campus in northern Virginia. This program is under contract with NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC). The Glory satellite bus was previously used for the vegetation canopy LIDAR (VCL) program, a mission designed to measure the Earth's vegetation coverage, depth, and topography by using(More)
Orbital Sciences developed MAESTRO (mission adaptive environment for spacecraft test and real-time operations) to serve as the command and control system software for flying numerous satellites from our Mission Operations Center (MOC). Although MAESTRO was originally developed for spacecraft operations, it is now used for testing at box, subsystem, and(More)
The Glory program is an Earth and Solar science mission designed to broaden science community knowledge of the environment. The causes and effects of global warming have become a concern in recent years and Glory aims to contribute to the knowledge base of the science community. Glory is designed for two functions: one is solar viewing to monitor the total(More)
NASA has proposed the development of an Orbital Space Plane (OSP), that will provide transport and rescue of International Space Station (ISS) crewmembers. The OSP requirement is to provide crew rescue by 2008 and OSP crew transport capability by 2012 (with a goal of 2010). Proper research and modeling of the ISS system and all of its visiting vehicles is(More)
The Glory satellite program is underway at the Orbital Sciences campus in northern Virginia under contract with NASA GSFC. The Glory satellite bus was previously known as the vegetation canopy LIDAR (VCL), a satellite designed to measure the Earth's vegetation coverage, depth, and topography. The Glory program is using this existing NASA asset from the VCL(More)
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