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Space Launchers Brochure

Space Launchers Brochure

03/11/2022
Space Systems Brochure

Space Systems Brochure

Curtiss-Wright has experience on a wide variety of platforms and missions using the same COTS equipment in both development and operational applications.

03/06/2022
COTS Products for Space Applications

2021 AI Technology Workshop: COTS Products for Space Applications

An overview of Aerospace Instrumentation Space COTS products and their use in the development and operational flight for Space programs and instrumentation applications.

03/24/2021
Successful Integration of a Launcher Video Telemetry System Using COTS Equipment

Successful Integration of a Launcher Video Telemetry System Using COTS Equipment

Réaltra was awarded a contract to develop a launcher video telemetry system (LVTS) that will provide the onboard live video telemetry for a launcher that is anticipated to fly in 2021.

11/20/2020
Next Generation Data Acquisition System for a Sounding Rocket

Next Generation Data Acquisition System for a Sounding Rocket

Sounding rockets can carry experiments to altitudes that are often unsuitable for balloons and satellites and are much more cost-efficient since they do not require expensive boosters or extended telemetry and tracking coverage.

02/14/2020
Miniaturizing Space COTS for Small Launcher Applications

Miniaturizing Space COTS for Small Launcher Applications

This white paper discusses the need for, and challenge of, compact space COTS systems for modern space applications, in particular for small launcher applications.

07/02/2018
Space COTS Approach for New Launcher and Capsule

Space COTS Approach for New Launcher and Capsule

NASA needed to develop a space launch system and a manned capsule to replace its previous vehicles and to meet future plans for deep space exploration, and land people on Mars. Read about the solution Curtiss-Wright developed here.

08/09/2017
Radiation Testing of COTS Data Acquisition Electronics for Space Applications

Radiation Testing of COTS Data Acquisition Electronics for Space Applications

The use of COTS equipment for space applications is increasing in popularity, the risks posed by the space radiation environment need to be understood and mitigated. Download this white paper to learn more.

04/24/2017
Addressing the Environmental and Operational Issues for Data Acquisition Systems Onboard Space Launch Vehicles

Addressing the Environmental and Operational Issues for Data Acquisition Systems Onboard Space Launch Vehicles

This white paper looks in more detail at the environmental and operational issues for space launch vehicles and suggests solutions based on existing ruggedized COTS data acquisition systems (DAS),

10/24/2016
Radiation Mitigation in Space: A COTS Approach

Radiation Mitigation in Space: A COTS Approach

This white paper discusses how a novel approach to radiation mitigation allows the use of COTS electronics equipment in a radiation environment, thereby lowering the cost involved in the design, certification, manufacture, and deployment of such a system.

09/16/2015
Rugged Networked Data Acquisition, Recording & Telemetry for Experimental Re-entry Vehicle

Rugged Networked Data Acquisition, Recording & Telemetry for Experimental Re-entry Vehicle

Curtiss-Wright was selected to provide its COTS data acquisition, networking and recording systems to the European Space Agency for the IXV which are qualified to meet requirements for space equipment such as radiation tolerance and high reliability.

03/12/2015
Rugged ‘Space COTS’ DAU for use on the International Space Station

Rugged ‘Space COTS’ DAU for use on the International Space Station

The ACLS monitoring system required a number of distributed Data Acquisition Units (DAU) for both the OGA and CCA.

03/11/2015