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NSSC-1: NASA Standard Spacecraft Computer

Title and Reference Abstract


DEVELOPMENT AND APPLICATION OF NASA's FIRST STANDARD SPACECRAFT COMPUTER

Communications of the ACM
September 1984 Volume 27 Number 9
pp. 902-913

p902-trevathan.pdf

Abstract
To provide the autonomy needed by low, earth-orbiting satellites, NASA's first standard on-board processor requires changing only interfacing hardware from mission to mission.

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