Space Shuttle and TDRSS Telecommunications System Interfaces

  • James C. Springett
  • Peter W. Kinman
Part of the Applications of Communications Theory book series (ACTH)

Abstract

There are two important telecommunications system interfaces: (1) between the spacecraft and the space shuttle, and (2) between the spacecraft and the Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System (TDRSS). Since the shuttle and TDRSS are new, an introductory discussion of their basic telecommunication interface properties is provided. However, this chapter is far from a comprehensive treatment of the subject. For a more complete description of shuttle and TDRSS telecommunications, the reader should consult [12–1], [12–2], and [12–3].

Keywords

Multiple Access Space Shuttle Operational Satellite Forward Link Single Access 
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References

  1. 12-1.
    Springett, J. C., Space Shuttle Telecommunication Interfaces,Document 890–123, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., Mar. 15, 1981 (an internal document).Google Scholar
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    “Special Issue on Space Shuttle Communications and Tracking,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. COM-26, No. 11, Nov. 1978.Google Scholar
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    Springett, J. C., Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System Interfaces,Document 890–124, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., Apr. 15, 1981 (an internal document).Google Scholar
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    Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System (TDRSS) User’s Guide, Document STDN No. 101.2, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md., Jan. 1980.Google Scholar
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    Performance Specification for Services via the Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System, Document S-805–1, Change 1, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md., May 1979.Google Scholar
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    -6. Holmes, W. M., Jr., “NASA’s Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System,” IEEE Communications Society Magazine, Sept. 1978.Google Scholar
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    PN Codes for Use with the Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System (TDRSS), Document STDN No. 108, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md., Dec. 1976.Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1983

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  • James C. Springett
  • Peter W. Kinman

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