Explorer GPS Spaceborne Receiver

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Overview

General Dynamics’ Explorer Global Positioning System (GPS) Spaceborne Receiver provides position, velocity, and time information for Low Earth Orbit (LEO) and Geostationary Earth Orbit (GEO) applications. Performance and satellite visibility are enhanced through the use of dual antennas (LEO configuration only); each of the 12 GPS channels can be assigned to either antenna. The design supports an RS-422 bus interface.

Specifications

Component Type
GNSS/GPS Receiver
Form Factor
SmallSat
Dry Mass
1.2 kg
Average Power
8.0 W
Heritage
Yes
Status
In Production
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