Space Telecommunications Radio Systems (STRS) Architecture Standard Rationale

The purpose of this handbook is to present the rationale which underlays the requirements contained in NASA-STD-4009, Space Telecommunications Radio System (STRS) Architecture Standard, the companion document to this handbook. Supporting examples and further descriptions for clarification of portions of NASA-STD-4009 are also provided. Answers prompted by questions from the Space Communications and Navigation (SCaN) Testbed partners, who created the first space implementation of STRS, are also included. The handbook is aimed at helping readers and implementers of NASA-STD-4009 understand the Standard.

Document ID 
NASA-HDBK-4009
Document Date 
Thursday, June 5, 2014