JPL Technical Report Server

NASA Integrated Space Communications Network

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dc.contributor.author Tai, Wallace
dc.contributor.author Wright, Nate
dc.contributor.author Prior, Mike
dc.contributor.author Bhasin, Kul
dc.date.accessioned 2013-01-31T18:21:19Z
dc.date.available 2013-01-31T18:21:19Z
dc.date.issued 2012-06-11
dc.identifier.citation SpaceOps 2012, Stockholm, Sweden, June 11-15, 2012 en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 12-1655
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/42659
dc.description.abstract The NASA Integrated Network for Space Communications and Navigation (SCaN) has been in the definition phase since 2010. It is intended to integrate NASA’s three existing network elements, i.e., the Space Network, Near Earth Network, and Deep Space Network, into a single network. In addition to the technical merits, the primary purpose of the Integrated Network is to achieve a level of operating cost efficiency significantly higher than it is today. Salient features of the Integrated Network include (a) a central system element that performs service management functions and user mission interfaces for service requests; (b) a set of common service execution equipment deployed at the all stations that provides return, forward, and radiometric data processing and delivery capabilities; (c) the network monitor and control operations for the entire integrated network are conducted remotely and centrally at a prime-shift site and rotating among three sites globally (a follow-the-sun approach); (d) the common network monitor and control software deployed at all three network elements that supports the follow-the-sun operations. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship NASA/JPL en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2012. en_US
dc.subject Deep Space Network (DSN) en_US
dc.subject Space Communications and Navigation (SCaN) en_US
dc.title NASA Integrated Space Communications Network en_US
dc.type Preprint en_US
dc.subject.NASATaxonomy Communications and Radar en_US


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