Session

Technical Poster Session 12: Systems

Location

Utah State University, Logan, UT

Abstract

Space is one of the harshest environments that electronics need to operate in and is also one of the hardest to sustain repeating success. These reasons underscore the importance of testing and validation of mission critical systems used in space. Success in a space system is defined by its continued reliability, autonomous operation, and unwavering communication within its limited uplink and downlink network bandwidth for the missions.

A growing challenge among satellite and payload builders, from privately-funded organizations to government entities, is to meet aggressive development-to-deployment schedules with a tight budget. The industry pushes for designs with increased computing performance and tighter system integration in space electronics to achieve the smallest size, weight and power (SWaP). As a result, mission-specific design priorities and cost implications are addressed at the start of the design cycle to help mitigate risks and ensure mission success.

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Utah State University, Logan, UT

Space is one of the harshest environments that electronics need to operate in and is also one of the hardest to sustain repeating success. These reasons underscore the importance of testing and validation of mission critical systems used in space. Success in a space system is defined by its continued reliability, autonomous operation, and unwavering communication within its limited uplink and downlink network bandwidth for the missions.

A growing challenge among satellite and payload builders, from privately-funded organizations to government entities, is to meet aggressive development-to-deployment schedules with a tight budget. The industry pushes for designs with increased computing performance and tighter system integration in space electronics to achieve the smallest size, weight and power (SWaP). As a result, mission-specific design priorities and cost implications are addressed at the start of the design cycle to help mitigate risks and ensure mission success.