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Mission Design Lab

NASA's Mission Design Lab (MDL) provides a collaborative engineering environment for the development of space flight designs and architecture concepts. The key components of the MDL (i.e. people, process, tools and facility) result in a responsive dynamic atmosphere that supports a diverse customer base including Earth and Space Scientists, technology, biological and physical research, and exploration missions. The MDL, through a combination of internal capabilities and external partnerships, affords a unique opportunity for accelerated development of design products tailored to a customer's needs.

 

CAPABILITIES

The MDL provides specific engineering analysis and services for mission design and provides end-to-end mission design products with capabilities that include:

 
  • LEO, GEO, libration, retrograde, drift away, lunar, and deep space orbit design
  • Missions that entail single spacecraft, constellations, formation flying or distributed systems
  • Ground system concept development including services, and products
  • Expendable, non-expendable launch accommodations
  • Controlled and uncontrolled de-orbit as well as controlled reentry modules
 
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Last Updated: 01/29/2016