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Title: Deep space Ka-band link management and the MRO demonstration : long-term weather statistics versus forecasting
Authors: Davarian, Faramaz
Shambayati, Shervin
Slobin, Stephen
Keywords: ka-band communications
deep space communications
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Issue Date: Sep-2004
Publisher: Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2004.
Citation: Proceedings of the IEEE Ka-band Utilization Conference,Italy, September 2004.
Abstract: In this paper, three approaches for managing Ka-band Earth-space links are investigated. The first approach uses aggregate annual statistics, the second one uses monthly statistics, and the third is based on the short-term forecasting of the local weather. An example of weather forecasting for Ka-band link performance prediction is presented. Furthermore, spacecraft commanding schemes suitable for Ka-band link management are investigated. Theses schemes will be demonstrated using NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) spacecraft in the 2007 to 2008 time period, and the demonstration findings will be reported in a future publication.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2014/39964
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