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Accession Number N14-0000103
Title Processor Units Reduce Satellite Construction Costs.
Publication Date Jan 2014
Media Count 2p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract As part of the effort to build the Fast Affordable Science and Technology Satellite (FASTSAT), Marshall Space Flight Center developed a low-cost telemetry unit which is used to facilitate communication between a satellite and its receiving station. Huntsville, Alabama-based Orbital Telemetry Inc. has licensed the NASA technology and is offering to install the cost-cutting units on commercial satellites.
Keywords Commercial spacecraft
Communication satellites
Construction
Cost reduction
Research and development
Technologies
Telemetry

 
Source Agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NTIS Subject Category 84G - Unmanned Spacecraft
45C - Common Carrier & Satellite
Corporate Author National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1417
Contract Number N/A

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