Data distribution in the OLFAR satellite swarm

A. Budianu, T.J. Willink-Castro, S. Engelen, R.T. Rajan, Raj Rajan, D.M.P. Smith, Arjan Meijerink, Marinus Jan Bentum

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    Abstract

    The Orbiting Low Frequency Antennas for Radio Astronomy (OLFAR) project aims to develop a radio telescope for very low frequencies (below 30 MHz) by using a swarm of 50 or more nano-satellites. Spread in a 100-km diameter cloud, the satellites will form a very large aperture capable of sensing the ultra-long electromagnetic waves of interest. They will sense and sample the cosmic background radiation, distribute the data among themselves, process it in a collective manner, and send the result to a base station on Earth
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationSense of Contact 15
    Place of PublicationUtrecht
    PublisherSTW
    Pages1-2
    Number of pages2
    ISBN (Print)not assigned
    Publication statusPublished - 10 Apr 2013
    Event15th Sensor Technology Conference Sense of Contact 2013 - Soesterberg, Netherlands
    Duration: 10 Apr 201310 Apr 2013
    Conference number: 15

    Publication series

    Name
    PublisherTechnology Foundation STW

    Conference

    Conference15th Sensor Technology Conference Sense of Contact 2013
    CountryNetherlands
    CitySoesterberg
    Period10/04/1310/04/13

    Keywords

    • EWI-24431
    • dynamic clustering
    • Swarm
    • METIS-302694
    • cubesats
    • smart antennas
    • IR-89277
    • inter-satellite links

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