Accession Number:

ADP003383

Title:

Fault Tolerant Spaceborne Computer,

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Corporate Author:

RAYTHEON CO SUDBURY MA EQUIPMENT DIV

Report Date:

1984-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

Autonomous spacecraft control and data processing have recently become realizable due to advanced fault tolerant techniques coupled with the development of very high scale integrated circuits. A method of utilizing present integrated circuit componentry with future technology insertion has been developed on the FTSC Program. The FTSC is designed to support a variety of spaceborne missions with a 95 probability in performance, for five to seven years. Besides easing the ground station scheduling requirements, this capacity increases the overall satellite survivability. The purpose of this paper is to present a concept of achieving the survivability by the utilization of various fault tolerant techniques.

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE