In detail, the following key innovations are under development:
All components and algorithms will be developed as breadboard models (modem, antenna, MEMS switches, etc.) and integrated in a demonstrator system. Moreover, the project is oriented towards an in-flight verification within the national telecommunications mission.
Space Administration of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) under contract no. 50 YB 0907, with funds of the German Federal Ministery of Economics and Technology (BMWi) based on a decision of the German Bundestag.
01.10.2009 - 30.11.2012
DLR Institute of Communications and Navigation (KN) – project coordinationAstrium - BD Telecommunications Satellites – subcontractor of DLR-KNEADS Innovation Works GermanyFraunhofer Institute for Electronic Nano SystemsSINTEC Microwave Systems GmbHSteinbeis Innovation Center for SpaceTechnische Universität München, Institute for Communications and Navigation