Robert L. Ashenhurst
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has recently passed a resolution opposing “continuing governmental efforts to restrict the communication or publication of unclassified research.” This statement
Alfred Spector, David Gifford
To provide the autonomy needed by low, earth-orbiting satellites, NASA's first standard on-board processor requires changing only interfacing hardware from mission to mission.
Charles E. Trevathan, Thomas D. Taylor, Raymond G. Hartenstein, Ann C. Merwarth, William N. Stewart
The development of Space Shuttle software posed unique requirements above and beyond raw size (30 times larger than Saturn V software), complexity, and criticality.
William A. Madden, Kyle Y. Rone
PASS, perhaps the most complex flight computer program ever developed, epitomizes the benefits to be gained by establishing a well-structured system architecture at the front end of the development process
Gene D. Carlow
DARTS—a design method for real-time systems—leads to a highly structured modular system with well-defined interfaces and reduced coupling between tasks.
A system that prevents illicit duplication of proprietary software is suggested. It entails the customization of the programs for each computer by encryption. The use of a public key cryptogram for this purpose means that anyone …
Tim Maude, Derwent Maude