The Key to Propelling Space Evolution? Darwinism.

Breakthroughs in evolutionary computation could hold the future of satellite constellation design.

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Using a massively parallel, multi-objective evolutionary optimization framework allowed the team to discover a new class of constellation design that extends mission life while reducing propellant costs.

“Nature is an optimal system, and evolutionary algorithms harness that.”

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From left to right: Aerospace Senior Engineer Specialist Marc DiPrinzio, Associate General Manager Dr. Matthew Ferringer, Systems Director Dr. Lake Singh and Engineering Specialist William Whittecar.

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