AO Number (Required in subject line of email application): 799. Desired Number of Participants: 1 Background Information: The Deep Space Network tracks over forty spacecraft from three geographically separate sites in Goldstone California, Canberra, Australia and Madrid, Spain.
Project Description: This project will develop an Android version of the mobile application previously developed on the Apple iPad and iPhone. The app will provide the user with a global view of the DSN. It will allow the user to visually navigate to one of the three sites and provide a graphical dashboard for the selected Deep Space Communication Complex (DSCC).
Web or Literature References: http://deepspace.jpl.nasa.gov/dsn/ http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/02/100225101853.htm
Suggested/required Background/skills, Courses: An interest in software engineering is suggested. Curiosity and interest in developing mobile applications on the Android platform is also suggested. Some software development experience in Java, XML processing, and/or graphics is useful.