PIPP OLFAR: Breakthrough technologies for Interferometry in Space (PIPP)
It is the purpose of this project to create a network of researchers and industry in which the integration knowledge and skills and mission driven research enable the combination of multiple satellites into one single scientific instrument. It will result in breakthroughs in localization, high-data rate links, distributed computing, satellite cluster control and many more technologies that will enable many different commercial and scientific multi satellite missions. Two scientific missions, the moon orbiting radio telescope OLFAR and the two-element THz interferometer EHI will be used as drivers and precursors for the research.
The effort of CAS and ELCA in this project is in researching the data communication links.
|Researchers:||Alle-Jan van der Veen, Chris Verhoeven, Raj Thilak Rajan|
|Starting date:||July 2018|
|Closing date:||March 2022|
|Funding:||748 kE; related to group 130 kE|
|Sponsor:||NWO - Partnership for Space Inst|
|Partners:||TU Delft (EWI, Aerospace), TU Eindhoven, Radboud University, Univ. Groningen, ASTRON, JIVE, ISIS, TNO, Hyperion, NLR, et al.|
|Contact:||Alle-Jan van der Veen|