A definitive description of the various models of mission operations systems MOS which provides an account of the design process and of the general principles of the designs themselves. The principles described can be applied to all types of scientific remote sensing.
1.Basics of Remote Sensing Missions 2.Design Methodology for Operations Systems 2.Organization, Management, and Staffing 3. The Uplink Process 4. The Downlink Process 5. Anomalies, contingency plans, and adaptivity 6. The Magellan Mission Operations System 7. The Future of Mission Operations Systems