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FDL 2018

FDL 3.0 was expanded to include nine teams studying four core topics. The teams will explore challenges within the following disciplines: space resources, exoplanets, space weather, astrobiology and Earth observation (at FDL Europe).

 
 
  NASA FDL 2018

NASA FDL 2018

 
 
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Space Resources Challenge

Challenge 1: Autonomous route planning platforms (swarms)

Challenge 2: Localization: Merging orbital maps with surface-perspective imagery

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Space Weather Challenge

Challenge 1: Predicting solar spectral irradiance from SDO/AIA observations

Challenge 2: Improve ionospheric models using GNSS/GPS data

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Exoplanets Challenge

Challenge 1: Increase the efficacy and yield of exoplanets detection from TESS and codify the process of AI derived discovery.

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Astrobiology Challenge

Challenge 1: Understanding what is universally possible for life

Challenge 2: From biohints to confirmed evidence of life: possible metabolisms within extraterrestrial environmental substrates