Digi International modules to be used by Nasa

Monday 6 March 2017 | 10:29 CET | News
Digi International's Digi XBee 802.15.4 modules will be used on 6 March by Nasa as part of a test programme for wireless communications within satellites and payloads from the International Space Station (ISS). Replacing wired connections, Digi XBee modules will begin to operate as the wireless "data-crossroads" between key components of the TechEdSat 5 (Technical and Educational Satellite 5). At ten second intervals, the Digi XBees will transmit important orbital data within the satellite including the satellite's translational acceleration and angular rate, magnetic field, atmospheric

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Companies: Digi International
Countries: World
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