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Accession Number N20110004319
Title Delivery of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Data.
Publication Date Jan 2011
Media Count 13p
Personal Author D. V. Sullivan W. D. Ivancic
Abstract To support much of NASA's Upper Atmosphere Research Program science, NASA has acquired two Global Hawk Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). Two major missions are currently planned using the Global Hawk: the Global Hawk Pacific (GloPac) and the Genesis and Rapid Intensification Processes (GRIP) missions. This paper briefly describes GloPac and GRIP, the concept of operations and the resulting requirements and communication architectures. Also discussed are requirements for future missions that may use satellite systems and networks owned and operated by third parties.
Keywords Amplification
Communication networks
Pilotless aircraft
Remote sensing
Telecommunication
Upper atmosphere


 
Source Agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NTIS Subject Category 55A - Aeronomy
51C - Aircraft
Corporate Author National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Cleveland, OH. NASA John H. Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1113
Contract Number N/A

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