GSAW 2024 Plenary Sessions

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Tuesday, February 27

Session 2: New Paradigms for the Enterprise
Chair: Scott Bergonzi, The Aerospace Corporation
Observations on Leveraging “New Space” by Traditional Space Users
Donald Sather, The Aerospace Corporation
Innovations and Technological Advances in Support of Cost-sustainability of NOAA’s Future Ground/Flight System Architectures
Raad Saleh, Heather Kilcoyne, Edward Grigsby, and Richard G. Marlow, NOAA
Large Earth Observation New Space Ecosystem Ground Segment
Amaya Atencia and Luis Gonzalez Casillas, GMV Space Systems
 Session 3: Ground as a Service
Chair: Chris Wallisch, The Aerospace Corporation
Towards Ground Segment as a Service (GSaaS)
Michel Horny, Arnaud Carlier, and Fabienne Jacq, EUMETSAT
Exploring Ground Segment as a Service (GSaaS) as a Commercial Alternative to Traditional Distributed Architectures
Lydia Adair, Austin Cooner, John Heskett, and Eliot Nelson, KSAT Inc.
Monitoring Satellite Health & Safety of GEO Satellite with a Machine Learning Application
Zhenping Li, ASRC Federal
Parallel Sessions – Track 1
Session 5: Scalable Solutions
Chairs: Anil Agrawal and Krikor Geysimonyan, The Aerospace Corporation
Large Scale Flight Dynamics ‐ Navigating Complex Scenarios with Simple Patterns
Scott Lowe and Sara Fields, a.i. solutions, Inc.
EUMETSAT Machine Learning Framework – System and AI/ML Applications
Michel Horny and Gianni Casonato, EUMETSAT
NISAR: Lessons Learned in Responding to Increasingly Complex Earth Science Missions
Scott Lewicki, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
Session 6: Cyber Considerations
Chair: Denny Ly, The Aerospace Corporation
Ground and Space Development, Security, and Operations for Reconfigurable Edge Platforms
Shariar Alamgir, Dhruv Bohra, and Elisabeth Nguyen, The Aerospace Corporation
The State of CryptoLib – The Open-Source Satellite Cryptography Library
D. Cody Cutright, Robert Brown, John Lucas, Justin Morris, and Scott Zemerick, TMC Technologies, NASA IV&V
Moonlight Defender—Purple Teaming in Space
Ben Hawkins and Brandon Bailey, The Aerospace Corporation
Session 7: Communication Solutions
Chair: Timmie McArthur, The Aerospace Corporation
3GPP/5G Lunar Surface Communication
Christie Best, The Aerospace Corporation
A Technical Overview of the Mission Engagement Onboarding Process Managed by the Mission Engagement Working Group (MEWG)
Devin Bitner, NASA and Kaushik Shah, The Aerospace Corporation
Commercial Antenna Security—Risks Real and Imagined with Using Commercial Antenna Systems on Critical Space Programs
Gerry Simon and John Ward, Parsons
Parallel Sessions – Track 2
Session 8: Agile/ DevSecOps
Chair: Katarzyna Cichecka, European Space Agency (ESA)
Supporting Agile Space Operations with a Cloud Based Solution
Jörg Bullmann, Edoardo Cocci, Mark Doyle, and Fabien Milcent, Telespazio Germany – Commercial Space Division
EGOS-MG A DevSecOps approach to Multi-Mission operations
David Manuel Calado Alas, GMV GmnH and Rui Santos, ESA
Return Link Service Test Bed demonstrator platform and web applications for new SAR Galileo Services
Cristobal Cuevas Garcia and Mathilde Foulon, CNES
Session 9: Intelligent Systems
Chairs: Stephen Blanchette and Andrea Martinez, The Aerospace Corporation
Comparative Evaluation of Anomaly Detection Solutions on Satellite Telemetry
Andrew Robbertz, Paul Hudgins, Ryan Beczkiewicz, and Kinsley Rowan, General Dynamics Mission Systems
Look Houston. . .No Hands!
Zach Case and Ryan Beus, Space Dynamics Laboratory
Next-Gen Space Safeguards: ML-Based Protocol Anomaly Detection for Securing Space-to-Ground Data Links
Shannon Bull, William Stanton, Theresa Beech, NASA GSFC; Scott Zemerick, Faith Hough, Kevin Bruce, TMC Technologies; and Paul Swenson, Vantage Systems Inc.
Session 10: Digital and Data Technologies
Chair: Judy Kerner, The Aerospace Corporation (ret.)
An Agile, MBSE Approach to Data Definition (currently unavailable)
Sean Stroud, Sandia National Laboratories
Utilizing CSRM for NASA Mission Ground Segment (GS) Design
Tiffany Navas, MTI Systems
Monitoring Satellite Pattern-of-Life Changes with Passive Radio Frequency Data
Scott Criley and Harris Mohamed, Kratos Space

Wednesday, February 28

Session 12: Partnerships and Collaboration
Chair: Alexandra Hale, The Aerospace Corporation
Tactical Surveillance, Reconnaissance & Tracking  (TacSRT) Snapshot
Maj. Montana Collie, Space Systems Command
Hiding in Plain Sight – Achieving Secure and Resilient Space to Ground Communications
Gregg Walsh, Two Six Technologies
Optimizing Ground Systems: An Operator’s Perspective
Daniel Akrong, The Aerospace Corporation
Session 13: Data-Centric Architectures
Chairs: Antonio Sanders, NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), California Institute of Technology and Katarzyna Cichecka, ESA
Evolving Telemetry Storage with Search and Time-Series
Robert Puncel, Matt Triviski, Peter Di Pasquale, and Guy Pyrzak, Jet Propulsion Lab, California Institute of Technology
Prototyping USSF Enterprise Satellite Operations
Ronak Patel and Jannell Villegas, The Aerospace Corporation
Interoperability Without Standards
Ryan Melton and Jason Thomas, OpenC3, Inc.
Session 18: Summary Session
Working Group Outbriefs
Chair: Scott Bergonzi, The Aerospace Corporation
  1. Opportunities and Challenges of Leveraging “New Space” into “Traditional” Environments
    Lead: Donald Sather, The Aerospace Corporation
  2. Leveraging New Space for Ground System Enterprise Evolution
    Leads: Michael Bonadonna, NOAA/NESDIS/SEA and Stephen Marley, The Aerospace Corporation
  3. Agile Anti-Patterns with Government Programs and Contracts
    Leads: Timmie McArthur and Brook Cavell, The Aerospace Corporation
  4. Cloud Computing and Big Data Technologies for Ground Systems
    Lead: Ramesh Rangachar, The Aerospace Corporation
  5. Leaping into the Future: How Innovations and Technological Advances will Enable Economically sustainable Next Generation Ground and Flight System Architectures
    Leads: Raad Saleh, NOAA and Ruma Das, NASA
  6. Space Enterprise Integration to advance U.S. Capabilities: Strategic Framework and High-Profile Commercial Use Cases
    Leads: Lori Gordon and Ron Birk, The Aerospace Corporation
Workshop Summary
Chris Wallisch, The Aerospace Corporation
Closing Remarks
Supannika Mobasser, GSAW 2024 Co-Chair, The Aerospace Corporation
End of General Workshop