Implementation of Egypt Sat-1 Satellite Test Center Using LabVIEW
American Journal of Software Engineering and Applications
Volume 4, Issue 5, October 2015, Pages: 80-85
Received: Jul. 22, 2015; Accepted: Aug. 10, 2015; Published: Aug. 29, 2015
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Mohamed Elhady Keshk, Testing and Devleopment of Satellites Systems Group, Egyptian Space Program, NARSS, Cairo, Egypt
Mohamed Ibrahim, Testing and Devleopment of Satellites Systems Group, Egyptian Space Program, NARSS, Cairo, Egypt
Noran Tobar, Testing and Devleopment of Satellites Systems Group, Egyptian Space Program, NARSS, Cairo, Egypt
Hend Nabil, Testing and Devleopment of Satellites Systems Group, Egyptian Space Program, NARSS, Cairo, Egypt
Mohamed Elemam, Testing and Devleopment of Satellites Systems Group, Egyptian Space Program, NARSS, Cairo, Egypt
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Abstract
In each stage of any satellite design cycle, it is required to have test system that verifies the operational functions of each satellite subsystem and the integration operation among the satellite subsystems. Usually, these test systems consist of many hardware’s and these hardware’s are very complicated and occupied large space. The first Egyptian satellite, Egypt Sat-1, has a test center; a place where the satellite integration test sequences are carried out. This center consists of complicated hardware. In this paper a new trend, using LabView tool with National Instrument (NI) chassis, is used to build a satellite test center (STC) prototype that reduce the cost, complexity and occupied area of the STC. So the new trend tests the ability to replace the Egypt Sat-1 test center. The results of this paper shows that the quality of the new trend compared to the existed Egypt Sat-1 test center.
Keywords
Satellite Test Center, Space, Engineering Model
To cite this article
Mohamed Elhady Keshk, Mohamed Ibrahim, Noran Tobar, Hend Nabil, Mohamed Elemam, Implementation of Egypt Sat-1 Satellite Test Center Using LabVIEW, American Journal of Software Engineering and Applications. Vol. 4, No. 5, 2015, pp. 80-85. doi: 10.11648/j.ajsea.20150405.11
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