ESA BR-298 Spacewire: Making Links, Building a Market

30 November 2011

SpaceWire is an open technical standard for high-speed links and networks used on spacecraft that is now employed widely across the global space industry.
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Linking instruments, mass memory and other spacecraft subsystems, SpaceWire works in the same way as the USB standard for personal computing: this allows the routine connection of memory devices, printers, cameras and so on to the computers we use at home or work, no matter where these different items are manufactured.

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