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Overview of Ka-band communications technology requirements for the Space Exploration Initiative

Overview of Ka-band communications technology requirements for the Space Exploration Initiative

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, For sale by the National Technical Information Service in [Washington, DC], [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronautics -- Communication systems.,
  • Outer space -- Exploration.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdward F. Miller.
    SeriesNASA technical memorandum -- 105308.
    ContributionsUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18052736M

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    The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) employs a highly skilled workforce accustomed to working under high pressure, short deadlines, and limited e these challenges, it has turned the vision of space exploration into a reality in fewer than 50 years. This legacy of exploration and discovery is a hallmark of national pride. The Student Space Exploration & Technology Initiative (SSETI) is a unique project put into execution by students from different universities spread over European collaboration with space industry they aim to build microsatellites together.. Most universities do not have capabilities to build their own complete satellite. The SSETI aims to combine different .


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Overview of Ka-band communications technology requirements for the Space Exploration Initiative Download PDF EPUB FB2

Overview of Ka-band communications technology requirements for the Space Exploration Initiative. EDWARD MILLER; EDWARD MILLER. NASA, Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, OH.

Search for more papers by this author Ka-band satellite. In the Space Exploration Initiative, Ka-band frequencies are likely to carry the bulk of the communications traffic both in the vicinity of and on the return links from the moon and Mars. The four exploration architectures identified by the Synthesis Group are examined and Ka-band technology requirements to meet the data traffic needs and schedule are by: 1.

Get this from a library. Overview of Ka-band communications technology requirements for the Space Exploration Initiative. [Edward Frederick Miller; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.]. Four exploration architectures are reviewed, and Ka-band technology requirements are identified to meet the data traffic needs and schedule.

These requirements include high-frequency transmitters at to W; antennas with 5 m and 9 m diameter, with multiple beams and/or scanning beams; and spacecraft receivers with a noise figure of 2 dBAuthor: Edward F.

Miller. The four exploration architectures identified by the Synthesis Group are examined and Ka-band technology requirements to meet the data traffic needs and schedule are identified. Specific Ka-band technology requirements identified are: transmitters - to W with high efficiency; antennas - 5m and 9m diameter, with multiple beams and/or scanning beams; and Author: Edward F.

Miller. Technical Requirements of Ka-Band Communications Discussions designs of major communications links required for the exploration program are given in the next two sections.

Emphasis is given to the highest power, longest paths, i.e., the return links to Earth. The link designs establish the technology requirements for the Ka-band communications systems. With the need to speed up transmission of high-rate science data from space missions, Ka-band, at 26 GHz, is now considered the spectrum of the future for NASA communications.

Compared with S-band, Ka-band has data transmission rates. The radio frequency band that many NASA missions use to communicate with spacecraft — S-band — is getting a bit crowded and noisy, and likely to get more jammed as science missions demand higher and higher data rates.

Ka-band Tracking Terminal Examples • WS-1 – White Sand Complex – 18 m – S- X- and Ka-bands – Ka-band. G/T of 46 dB/k • AS-3 – Alaska Satellite Facility – 11 m – S- and X-bands operational – Provisions for Ka-band capability in ~ – Expected Ka-band.

G/T of 40 dB/k. AS-3 and AS-1 at Fairbanks Alaska WS-1 at White Author: James Budinger, Charles Niederhaus, Richard Reinhart, Joseph Downey, Anthony Roberts. communications requirements were based on needs, rather than being driven by technology. This document will be used within the EUROCONTROL/FAA FCS work to finalise the technology assessment, and it is offered to other activities as one method of identifying future communication requirements.

With the need to speed up transmission of high-rate science data from space missions, Ka-band, at 26 GHz, is now considered the spectrum of the future for NASA : Nancy Smith Kilkenny. Implement a Ka-band VSAT Blanket License approach for GEO Ka-band VSATs (so end users do not need to apply for individual licences).

Implement a transparent and fair spectrum / licence fee for GEO Ka-band VSAT network operations / service providers. Effect appropriate enforcement. See GVF White Paper () On Ka-band Licensing. NASA team develops new Ka-band communications system to break through the noise have collaborated to test and verify components of a prototype end-to-end Ka-band space communications system.

The Canadian Space Agency sponsored a joint government/industry initiative, AdvSat program, which evolved into a major hardware development program lasting from until Norsat was involved in the development of the MF TDMA concept, concentrating mainly on the complex Ka-band RF and antenna technologies emerging with the first to market.

In the Space Exploration Initiative, Ka-band frequencies are likely to carry the bulk of the communications traffic both in the vicinity of and on the return links from the moon and Mars. The human rating process and all associated requirements are defined by NASA in NPR A, Human Rating Requirements for Space Systems (NASA ).

The stated purpose of NPR A is that it is “NASA's policy is to protect the health and safety of humans involved in or exposed to space activities, specifically the public, crew, passengers. The Exploration and Space Communications (ESC) projects division recognizes that every moment is an opportunity for action.

We stand ready to provide cross-cutting technical expertise and creative problem-solving to deliver not only high rate/full coverage communications services, but bold, forward-thinking solutions to advance exploration and. Past and present space exploration missions have relied on solar and radioisotope power systems for data transmission and the operation of the spacecraft, both en route to, and at, destination.

The solar option is either impractical or limited for missions to distant planets of Mars and beyond and in Earth orbits within the Van Allen radiation belts. Two manned Mars mission in Report of the Synthesis Group on America's Space Exploration Initiative.

An approach to integrating nuclear technology into space exploration. Rumerman, Judy A. NASA Historical Data Book, Vol. VIII: NASA Earth Science and Space Applications, Aeronautics, Technology, and Exploration, Tracking and Data Acquisition/Space Operations, Facilities and Resources – NASA SP, Available online only.

Click below to view this book in a two part PDF: Part 1. Space exploration is the use of astronomy and space technology to explore outer space. While the study of space is carried out mainly by astronomers with telescopes, its physical exploration though is conducted both by unmanned robotic space probes and human spaceflight.

While the observation of objects in space, known as astronomy, predates reliable recorded history, it .Space Exploration Technologies Corp., commonly known as SpaceX, is a private American aerospace data rate missions, a pairing of optical communication services with Ka-band services will be optimal.

“Space Communication and Navigation Overview,” [5] “Space Network (SN) Services,” 5 December   Space exploration is both an international and a commercial effort; several countries, companies, and multinational organizations operate hundreds of Earth observation and information exchange platforms near and beyond Earth's orbital plane.

RAND research assists policymakers in planning the most efficient and cost-effective strategy for advancing space exploration .