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The Galileo Spacecraft: A Communications Legacy for Future Space Flight

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dc.contributor.author Deutsch, L. J. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2004-09-25T23:52:47Z
dc.date.available 2004-09-25T23:52:47Z
dc.date.issued 1997-01-07 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Padua, Italy en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 97-0186 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/21790
dc.description.abstract The Galileo mission to Jupiter has implemented a wide range of telecommunication improvements in response to the loss of it's high gain antenna. Among the communications enhancements that have been made are the use of advanced compression techniques, packetized telemetry, new error correcting codes and algorithms, more efficient modulation, variable transmission data rates, routine ground antenna arraying (even between continents,) extremely sensitive ground receivers, and non-real-time automated data reconstruction. This telecommunications legacy of Galileo will aid in our abillity to conduct a meaningful exploration of the solar system, and beyond, at a reasonable cost. en_US
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dc.language.iso en_US
dc.subject.other Galileo telecommunications high gain antenna HGA advanced compression techniques telemetry modulation deep space craft hemispherical antennas S-band system en_US
dc.title The Galileo Spacecraft: A Communications Legacy for Future Space Flight en_US


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