Self-Configuring Network for Launch Vehicle and Satellite Avionics

Abstract:

Under an Air Force Phase II SBIR contract, Microcosm is developing a self-configuring avionics network, scheduled for test on a sounding rocket in late 2003 or early 2004. This system is extendable to spacecraft avionics and housekeeping functions, enabling true plug-and-play capability.

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Collins, J., L.J. Hansen and J. Pollack. January 2004.