CORONAS onboard Data Aquisition System
Institute of Terrestrial Magnetism, Ionosphere and Radio Wave Propagation (IZMIRAN)
Astrophysikalisches Institut Potsdam (Germany)
Satellite Ground Station in Neustrelitz (Germany)
Data Aquisition System, designed and assembled by IZMIRAN CKIT specialists
performs the following tasks.
- collects and stores scientific data during periods between radio sessions
- assures precise time binding for the devices in UTC
- controls working regimes of the devices
- playing back the stored data for transfer back to Earth
The system is based on Intel 486SX microprocessor and Actel PROMs and
is comprised of two identical devices, one of which is normally in "cold reserve" mode.
More detailed information, data access policy and cooperation opportunities can be obtained at this location: