Objectives

  • Demonstrate feasibility of incorporating High Temperature Superconductivity (HTS) technology into space systems
  • Focus HTS research on space applications
  • Leverage ongoing research and development in HTS
  • Speed transition from laboratory to space
  • Demonstrate HTS devices on orbit

HTSSE II Flight Demonstration

  • Low-noise hybrid receiver (NASA, Jet Propulsion Laboratory)
  • 4 GHz multiplexer
  • Analog to digital converter
  • Wideband cueing receiver (MIT Lincoln Laboratory)
  • Digital multiplexer (TRW)
  • Launched 1/99 on the Space Test Program's Advanced Research and Global Observation Satellite

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