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Telemetry, tracking, and command consolidation in the Deep Space Network.

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dc.contributor.author Berner, Jeff B.
dc.contributor.author Odea, J. Andrew
dc.contributor.author Bryant, Scott H.
dc.contributor.author Guerreo, Ana Maria P.
dc.contributor.author Louie, John J.
dc.date.accessioned 2006-06-06T21:22:41Z
dc.date.available 2006-06-06T21:22:41Z
dc.date.issued 2001-10-29
dc.identifier.citation ESA 3rd Workshop on Tracking, Telemetry and Command Systems for Space Applications, Noordwijk, the Netherlands, October 29, 2001. en
dc.identifier.clearanceno 01-1847
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/39281
dc.description.abstract Currently, in NASA’s Deep Space Network (DSN), telemetry, tracking, and command (TT&C) functions are distributed between multiple subsystem computers. Control design of these subsystems did not consider the interaction necessary between the functions, which create opportunities for loss of data. Also, the current controller design can force the use of equipment that is not needed for the task at hand, to the detriment of others. As part of the Network Simplification Project (NSP), the TTC implementation has been re-examined, New telemetry and commanding equipment is being built, and the control of the TT&C functions is being consolidated into two controllers, Uplink and Downlink. The new equipment uses commercial components, as opposed to the custom built equipment it is replacing, which improves reliability and simplifies maintenance en
dc.description.sponsorship NASA/JPL en
dc.format.extent 1467216 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2001. en
dc.subject telemetry en
dc.subject command en
dc.subject tracking en
dc.subject ranging en
dc.title Telemetry, tracking, and command consolidation in the Deep Space Network. en
dc.type Preprint en


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