Persistent Link:
http://hdl.handle.net/10150/614728
Title:
Design of the TOPEX-NFEP Utilizing the Functional Component Approach
Author:
Chesney, James R.; Speciale, Nicholas J.; Agrawal, Anil K.
Affiliation:
NASA, Goddard Space Flight Center; California Institute of Technology
Issue Date:
1989-11
Rights:
Copyright © International Foundation for Telemetering
Collection Information:
Proceedings from the International Telemetering Conference are made available by the International Foundation for Telemetering and the University of Arizona Libraries. Visit http://www.telemetry.org/index.php/contact-us if you have questions about items in this collection.
Publisher:
International Foundation for Telemetering
Journal:
International Telemetering Conference Proceedings
Abstract:
TOPEX/POSEIDON is a joint American/French Ocean Topography Experiment undertaken by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and Center National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES) to acquire, process and verify altimetric sea surface height data so that mean and variable geotropic surface currents of the world's oceans can be mapped. This paper describes the functions and the architecture of the proposed front end to the Telemetry, Command and Communication System (TCCS) used for monitoring the spacecraft health, real time analysis required for supporting satellite analysis, collecting the telemetry data, and commanding the satellite. The system uses specialized hardware developed (herewith called as NFEP) at Goddard Space Flight Center to offload the Host processing and to support the data acquisition in a stand alone mode even in case of failure of the Host machine. The NFEP utilizes the semi-custom and custom very large scale integration (VLSI) devices, microprocessor control, and programmable logic designed to provide a generic NASA Communication (NASCOM) block processing and telemetry frame synchronization.
Sponsors:
International Foundation for Telemetering
ISSN:
0884-5123; 0074-9079
Additional Links:
http://www.telemetry.org/

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dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.titleDesign of the TOPEX-NFEP Utilizing the Functional Component Approachen_US
dc.contributor.authorChesney, James R.en
dc.contributor.authorSpeciale, Nicholas J.en
dc.contributor.authorAgrawal, Anil K.en
dc.contributor.departmentNASA, Goddard Space Flight Centeren
dc.contributor.departmentCalifornia Institute of Technologyen
dc.date.issued1989-11-
dc.rightsCopyright © International Foundation for Telemeteringen
dc.description.collectioninformationProceedings from the International Telemetering Conference are made available by the International Foundation for Telemetering and the University of Arizona Libraries. Visit http://www.telemetry.org/index.php/contact-us if you have questions about items in this collection.en
dc.publisherInternational Foundation for Telemeteringen
dc.description.abstractTOPEX/POSEIDON is a joint American/French Ocean Topography Experiment undertaken by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and Center National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES) to acquire, process and verify altimetric sea surface height data so that mean and variable geotropic surface currents of the world's oceans can be mapped. This paper describes the functions and the architecture of the proposed front end to the Telemetry, Command and Communication System (TCCS) used for monitoring the spacecraft health, real time analysis required for supporting satellite analysis, collecting the telemetry data, and commanding the satellite. The system uses specialized hardware developed (herewith called as NFEP) at Goddard Space Flight Center to offload the Host processing and to support the data acquisition in a stand alone mode even in case of failure of the Host machine. The NFEP utilizes the semi-custom and custom very large scale integration (VLSI) devices, microprocessor control, and programmable logic designed to provide a generic NASA Communication (NASCOM) block processing and telemetry frame synchronization.en
dc.description.sponsorshipInternational Foundation for Telemeteringen
dc.identifier.issn0884-5123-
dc.identifier.issn0074-9079-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/614728-
dc.identifier.journalInternational Telemetering Conference Proceedingsen
dc.typetexten
dc.typeProceedingsen
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.telemetry.org/en
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