About MGSS

The Multi-Mission Ground Systems and Services (MGSS) is the organization that manages the common set of overall ground software and services used across NASA-supported spacecraft. Their primary product is AMMOS – the Advanced Multi-Mission Operations System Catalog.

About AMMOS

The Advanced Multi-Mission Operations System, or AMMOS, is a set of mission operations and data processing capabilities for robotic missions through an “Ops in a Box” approach. AMMOS is a low-cost, highly reliable system utilized by more than 50 missions, including planetary exploration, deep space, earth science, heliophysics, and astrophysics, by NASA, ESA, industry, and academia.

Meet Our Team at the Cubesat Developers Workshop

Zsarina Benecken
Mission Support Definition & Commitments Manager

Karen Yetter
Mission Interface Engineering Manager

Kris Buckmaster
Mission Interface Engineering Manager

Kris Angkasa
Mission Interface Engineering Manager

Sam Siri
Mission Interface Engineering Manager

Liz De La Torre
MGSS Communications Coordinator

Serj Zadourian
Mission Interface Technical Group Supervisor

Josh Choi
Mission Control Systems Manager

Jeff Levison
Small Scale Flight Software Group Supervisor

Josh Anderson
Small Scale Flight Software Engineer

Our Recent Customers

Mars 2020 (Perseverance Rover)
Launched: July 2020

AMMOS Tools:

  • Instrument Data Processing and Archiving
  • Mission Design and Navigation
  • Mission Control
  • Planning and Sequencing
  • Cross-Cutting Services

LUCY
Launched: October 2021

AMMOS Tools:

  • Mission Design and Navigation
  • Mission Control
  • Planning and Sequencing
  • Cross-Cutting Services

DART
Launched: December 2021

AMMOS Tools:

  • Mission Design and Navigation
  • Cross-Cutting Services

ARTEMIS-1 + CUBESAT RIDESHARES (ArgoMoon, BioSentinel, CuSP, EQUULEUS, Lunar IceCube, LunaH-Map, NEAScout, OMOTENASHI)
Launch: Summer 2022

AMMOS Tools:

  • Mission Design & Navigation
  • Sequence and Planning
  • Cross-Cutting Services

Interested in Learning More?

Below is link to our AMMOS Catalog which lists all of the products and services that we offer. If you’d like to learn more about how we can serve you, please check out our booth at the Cubesat Developers Workshop or fill out the AMMOS Usage Questionnaire Form online today!