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Survey of Command Execution Systems for NASA Spacecraft and Robots

@inproceedings{Verma2005SurveyOC,
  title={Survey of Command Execution Systems for NASA Spacecraft and Robots},
  author={Vandi Verma and Ari K. J{\'o}nsson and Reid G. Simmons and Tara A. Estlin and Richard Levinson},
  year={2005}
}
NASA spacecraft and robots operate at long distances from Earth Command sequences generated manually, or by automated planners on Earth, must eventually be executed autonomously onboard the spacecraft or robot. Software systems that execute commands onboard are known variously as execution systems, virtual machines, or sequence engines. Every robotic system requires some sort of execution system, but the level of autonomy and type of control they are designed for varies greatly. This paper… Expand
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