SpaceFibre Image Sensor and Data Processing Units

Stephen Parkes, Ashish Srivastava, Chris McClements, Pete Scott, David Dillon, Albert Ferrer Florit, Alberto Gonzalez-Villafranca

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Abstract

The latest and next generations of spacecraft synthetic aperture radar and high-resolution image instruments will provide very high data-rates on-board a spacecraft, in excess of 10 Gbps. SpaceFibre is the next generation of SpaceWire network technology for spacecraft on-board data-handling. It runs over electrical or fibre-optic cables, operates at very high data rates, and provides in-built quality of service (QoS) and fault detection, isolation and recovery (FDIR) capabilities. This paper describes three SpaceFibre based units: an image sensor, an FPGA based processor and a many-core DSP processor. Equipped with SpaceFibre interfaces they demonstrate the ease with which SpaceFibre can be deployed on future space missions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages1-5
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - 29 May 2018
EventData Systems in Aerospace Conference, DASIA 2018 - Oxford, United Kingdom
Duration: 29 May 201831 May 2018

Conference

ConferenceData Systems in Aerospace Conference, DASIA 2018
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityOxford
Period29/05/1831/05/18

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    Parkes, S., Srivastava, A., McClements, C., Scott, P., Dillon, D., Ferrer Florit, A., & Gonzalez-Villafranca, A. (2018). SpaceFibre Image Sensor and Data Processing Units. 1-5. Paper presented at Data Systems in Aerospace Conference, DASIA 2018, Oxford, United Kingdom.