Satellite Communications Systems & Technology

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Part I Analytical Chapters 1. Overview Background Key Issues European Satellite Communications Japan's Space Communications Program Russian Satellite Communications Conclusions 2. Review Assessment of Satellite Communications Technologies Transponders, TWTAs, and SSPAs Materials, Components and MMICS Advanced Battery Development for Space Applications Launchers, Propulsion and Stabilization Systems, Autonomous Control On-Board Processing (OBP) Applications of Photonics in Space Superconductivity Activities Advanced Satellite Technology and Systems Concepts 3. Review and Assessment of Satellite Communications Applications European Mobile Satellites, Radio Determination Satellite Services (RDSS) and Navigation Mobile Satellite Communications Services in Japan High Data Rate Applications EUTELSAT Fixed Satellite Service Direct Broadcast Satellites-Television and Radio New European Services and Applications New Japanese Services and Applications 4. New Markets and Policy Considerations Propagation and Attenuation Satellite/Terrestrial Interface Small Communications Satellites Small Satellites in Japan Nontechnical Issues of Major Importance to the Future Development of Satellite Communications 5. European Research Satellite Projects Introduction OLYMPUS ARTEMIS SILEX Experiment Data Relay Satellite (DRS) ITALSAT ARCHIMEDES 6. Japanese Research Satellite Projects LCE and OICETS COMETS Data Relay Satellite Engineering Test Satellite VI (ETS-VI) Appendix A—Professional Experience of Panel Menbers Appendix B—Bibliogr


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