SPREAD SPECTRUM LINK FOR THE AUTOMATED TRANSFER VEHICLE
Acronym:ATV
Funder:Private Company
Company:ALCATEL Espacio
Start date:1997 January 1st
End date:1999 January 1st
Keywords:ATV, ISS
Web site: http://www.upc.edu/castellano/noticies/acinvestigacion/1998/Proyecto%20_ATV.htm
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Partners:ALCATEL Espacio and MATRA MARCONI Space
SPCOM Participants:Olga Muñoz Medina, Francesc Rey Micolau, Jaume Riba Sagarra, Josep Sala Alvarez and Gregori Vázquez Grau
SPCOM Responsible:Jaume Riba Sagarra
Related links:News: la UPC participa en el diseño del ATV

Summary

Development of the three digital on-board integrated S-band Spread Spectrum communication processors for telecommand and ranging between the Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV) , the International Space Station (ISS) and Earth in a scenario of heavy interference: 1) PLIST: Proximity Link ISS Spread Spectrum Transponder 2) PLAST: Proximity Link ATV Spread Spectrum Transponder and 3) TDRSS: transponder between the ATV and NASA's TDRSS network. The ATV transponders underwent extremely successful field trials in a satellite link between Houston and ALCATEL Espacio's site in Madrid.





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