Combining Power and Data using Powerline Communication for Harness Simplification and Mass Reduction

Metadata Updated: November 12, 2020

The challenge of this task is to eliminate dedicated communication wires to powered instruments and electronic devices. It will demonstrate realistic data and power transfer over common harness conductors to provide control and telemetry and determine Electromagnetic Compatibility with the power bus and spacecraft environments. The task approach is to carry communication signals over the existing power distribution cables using Powerline Communications Technology and to eliminate all dedicated communications harnessing, resulting in reduced mass, volume, implementation cost. Major milestones: 1. Power bus noise and signal compatibility evaluation. Rates, filtering and protocol determination. Electronic part evaluation and board design. 2. Power line T0 testbed with prototype power line node and EMI/EMC Testing 3. Demonstration of power line control in relevant EMI/EMC instrument (advanced mirror control)

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Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Publisher Space Technology Mission Directorate
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Identifier TECHPORT_92057
Data First Published 2016-10-01
Data Last Modified 2020-01-29
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 026:00
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Program Code 026:027
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