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Why Excel for Mission Planning is a bad idea!

Introduction At some point in your engineering career, you have likely used Excel or an equivalent for your mission planning. At first glance, using this method seems easy to set […]

3 Factors to Consider When Choosing your MPS

Introduction Mission planning and scheduling systems, also known as a Mission Planning System (MPS), are at the heart of satellite operations, orchestrating the complex dance of tasks, resources, and constraints […]

5 Lessons Learned From SmallSat Operators

Introduction For satellite operators in their mission design phase, there are a lot of unknowns. The challenge is that the choices that you make today have significant impacts down the […]

Unlocking the 80/20 Advantage with Leanspace

Introduction Building a custom Mission Operations Center that natively integrates a Mission Control System (MCS or C2), Mission Planning System (MPS) and Flight Dynamics (FD) is no small feat—it’s complex, […]

Build for the future with Automated Passes

Today, the need to automate satellite operations is quickly moving from a ‘nice to have’ to an absolute necessity. recently reported that the SpaceX Starlink satellites had to make […]

Connect disparate systems together with Routes

Talk to any satellite operator and they will tell you that sending, receiving and managing data such as telemetry, telecommand, and payload images is a painful process, when really, it […]


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