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Massively extended Modular Monitoring for Upper Stages

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Project "MaMMoTH-Up" data sheet

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Organization address
address: Linder Hoehe
city: KOELN
postcode: 51147

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 Coordinator Country Germany [DE]
 Project website
 Total cost 2˙784˙014 €
 EC max contribution 2˙784˙014 € (100%)
 Programme 1. H2020-EU. (Enabling European competitiveness, non-dependence and innovation of the European space sector)
 Code Call H2020-COMPET-2014
 Funding Scheme RIA
 Starting year 2015
 Duration (year-month-day) from 2015-05-01   to  2018-08-31


Take a look of project's partnership.

# participants  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
2    AAC MICROTEC AB SE (UPPSALA) participant 670˙060.00
3    POLITECNICO DI TORINO IT (TORINO) participant 523˙250.00
4    ARIANEGROUP GMBH DE (TAUFKIRCHEN) participant 462˙992.00
5    AIRBUS DS GMBH DE (TAUFKIRCHEN) participant 158˙461.00


 Project objective

Today, the amount of telemetry data from the sensors in the upper stages of a launch vehicle is very restricted, due to limited on-board-computing capacities combined with limited data bandwidth to ground. As a result, no detailed information about the various phases of the flight is available.

Massively extended Modular Monitoring for Upper Stages (MaMMoTH-Up) will improve the amount of monitored data by a factor of more than 2500 by integrating four key objectives, which are 1. a self-configuring monitoring framework that will selectively observe, pre-process, and compress sensor data, 2. Components off the Shelf (COTS) that provide improved computing performance on a launcher, 3. design solutions guaranteeing the required levels of dependability, even when using relatively unreliable COTS components, and 4. a tight coupling with advanced dependability analysis. Achieving these 4 goals is scientifically and practically highly relevant. A demonstrator at TRL 6 will show the advantages of the new monitoring infrastructure and a virtual prototype proves the advanced dependability enhancements. Thus, MaMMoTH-Up will provide a framework and a proof-of-concept for next-generation avionics solutions for a launcher based on COTS. Moreover, the work plan provides the path to realization, potentially including a demo-flight at the end of the project. The proposed technology is complementary with on-going launcher developments. The usage of COTS will represent a direct advantage over competitors; this will decrease time-to-market and decrease the European dependence on external suppliers.

MaMMoTH-Up directly addresses the call COMPET-2-2014 by providing an innovative avionics solution for safer and more reliable launch operations for conventional launching systems. The solution developed within MaMMoTH-Up strengthens competitiveness and cost-efficiency having an immediate commercial potential.


List of deliverables.
Report on fault injection and self-testing on a selected case study (draft) Documents, reports 2019-05-31 12:23:13
Benchmarking report for advanced dependability techniques Documents, reports 2019-05-31 12:22:52
Report on proposed dependability enhancement techniques (final with results) Documents, reports 2019-05-31 12:23:07
Report on proposed dependability enhancement techniques (draft) Documents, reports 2019-05-31 12:22:44
Report on proposed dependability evaluation techniques Documents, reports 2019-03-01 10:29:20
Report on Preliminary System Architecture Documents, reports 2019-03-01 10:29:15

Take a look to the deliverables list in detail:  detailed list of MaMMoTH-Up deliverables.


year authors and title journal last update
List of publications.
2017 Tino Flenker, Jan Malburg, Görschwin Fey, Serhiy Avramenko
Towards Making Fault Injection on Abstract Models a More Accurate Tool for Predicting RT-Level Effects
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
IEEE Computer Society Annual Symposium on VLSI (ISVLSI) 2019-04-18
2018 J.-G. Mess, M. Sonza Reorda, M. Violante, F. Dannemann, B. Hanson, N. Karlsson, T. Kuremyr, S. Söderholm, Y. Albert, J. Spiecker
Massively Extended Modular Monitoring and a Second Life for Upper Stages
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Proceedings of the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) 2018 2019-04-18
2018 R. Cantoro, S. Carbonara, A. Floridia, E. Sanchez, M. Sonza Reorda, J.-G. Mess
An analysis of test solutions for COTS-based systems in space applications
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
IFIP/IEEE International Conference on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI-SOC) 2019-04-18
2017 Gökçe Aydos, Goerschwin Fey
Empirical results on parity-based soft error detection with software-based retry
published pages: 62-68, ISSN: 0141-9331, DOI: 10.1016/j.micpro.2016.09.009
Microprocessors and Microsystems 48 2019-04-18
2018 S. Carbonara, A. Firrincieli, M.Sonza Reorda, J.-G.Mess
On the test of a COTS-based system for space applications
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
IEEE International On-Line Testing Symposium (IOLTS) 2019-04-18
2018 R. Cantoro, A. Firrincieli, D. Piumatti, M. Restifo, E. Sanchez, M. Sonza Reorda
About On-line Functionally Untestable Fault Identification in Microprocessor Cores for Safety-Critical Applications
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
IEEE Latin American Test Symposium (LATS) 2019-04-18
2016 Avramenko, S. and Sonza Reorda, M. and Violante, M. and Fey, G. and Meß, J.-G. and Schmidt, R.
On the robustness of compression algorithms for space applications
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
IEEE International On-Line Testing Symposium (IOLTS) 2019-04-18
2017 Riccardo Cantoro, Ernesto Sanchez, Matteo Sonza Reorda, Giovanni Squillero and Emanuele Valea
On the Optimization of SBST Test Program Compaction
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IEEE International Symposium on Defect and Fault Tolerance in VLSI and Nanotechnology Systems (DFT) 2019-04-18
2017 Serhiy Avramenko, Matteo Sonza Reorda, Massimo Violante, Görschwin Fey
A High-Level Approach to Analyze the Effects of Soft Errors on Lossless Compression Algorithms
published pages: , ISSN: 0923-8174, DOI:
Journal of Electronic Testing: Theory and Applications (JETTA) 2019-04-18
2016 Meß, J.-G. and Schmidt, R. and Fey, G., Dannemann, F.
On the Compression of Spacecraft Housekeeping Data using Discrete Cosine Transforms
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ESA International Workshop on Tracking, Telemetry and Command Systems for Space Applications 2019-04-18
2016 Avramenko, S. and Sonza Reorda, M. and Violante, M. and Fey, G
On the analysis of the effects of soft errors on compression algorithms
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
IEEE Latin American Test Symposium (LATS) 2019-05-24
2016 Aydos, Gökçe and Fey, Görschwin
Exploiting Error DetectionLatency for Parity-based Soft Error Detection
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
IEEE Symposium on Design and Diagnostics of Electronic Circuits and Systems (DDECS) 2019-05-24

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