Front End Data System (FEDS)
´ Dec-Alpha allows simple integration with MO-Jukebox.
´ Jukebox capacity TBD. Rough estimate given space-
craft and instrument data rates, and expected compression
algorithms and 2 year mission lifetime is 250 Gbytes.
´ Records and Logs all frames to Jukebox.
´ Provides APIÝs to retrieve time-ordered, duplicate-removed
packets to C, Fortran, IDL, Matlab programs.
´ Provides time-ordered, duplicate-removed packets via
´ Automatic identification of lost/missing frames.
´ Conversion from VME equipment rack to plug-in Ethernet,
bit sync and frame sync/Reed-Solomon decoder cards.
´ Configurable to CCSDS Version 1 or Version 2.
´ Automated generation of ýretransmitţ commands for missing frames.