Lunar Prospector Tester Simulates Moon and Sun
A test system built from off-the-shelf components tests the spacecraft from assembly to launch.
Martin Rowe, Technical Editor
Understand Radiation Hardening
Manufacturers design devices for different levels of protection from radiation, but you must decide how much protection your circuits need.
Joel M. Goldberg, Technical Editor
Crash-Testing the Mars Lander
Here's how JPL simulated a crash-landing on Mars.
Gregory L. Davis, JPL, Pasadena, CA
Use Solar Array Simulators
To test space electronic systems, you must simulate the power output of solar panels.
Isaac Benatar, Hewlett-Packard, Rockaway, NJ
Wavelets Extract High and Low Frequencies
Wavelets are powerful tools that can help you analyze signals and compress data, but you first have to know how to use them.
John Hanks and Mahesh Chugani, National Instruments, Austin, TX
Test CMOS Devices for ESD Immunity
Electrostatic discharge can destroy CMOS ICs, but it can also cause subtle performance degradation.
Carl Duffy, Advanced Micro Devices, Austin, TX
PRODUCT SURVEY: INSPECTION
Frame Grabbers Focus on the PCI Local Bus
New frame-grabber boards rely on the PCI Local Bus for high-speed data transfer.
Jon Titus, Editoral Director
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