Accession Number : AD0681714

Title :   GEOS-2 COMMANDING AND TELEMETRY REDUCTION IN REAL TIME BY COMPUTER.

Descriptive Note : Technical memo.,

Corporate Author : JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV SILVER SPRING MD APPLIED PHYSICS LAB

Personal Author(s) : Mullens,D. G.

Report Date : JUL 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 62

Abstract : This report describes the use of the CDC 3200 Test Stand Data Processor in commanding and telemetry reduction for the GEOS-2 satellite. The processor hardware is described and the methods used to sample, process, and output the telemetry data and to generate commands are discussed. Finally the software that controls the various functions of the processor is described in some detail. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SCIENTIFIC SATELLITES, *DATA PROCESSING), (*TELEMETER SYSTEMS, DATA PROCESSING), DIGITAL COMPUTERS, REAL TIME, PULSE AMPLITUDE MODULATION, SAMPLING, GEODESICS, COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, CONTROL, SYNCHRONIZATION(ELECTRONICS)

Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software
      Computer Hardware
      Unmanned Spacecraft
      Telemetry

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE