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The boot software of the control unit of the near infrared spectrograph of the Euclid space mission: technical specification
Author(s): Jaime Gómez-Sáenz-de-Tejada; Rafael Toledo-Moreo; Carlos Colodro-Conde; David Pérez-Lizán; Jesús Fernández-Conde; Sebastián Sánchez-Prieto
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Paper Abstract

The Near Infrared Spectrograph and Photometer (NISP) is one of the instruments on board the ESA EUCLID mission. The Boot Software (BSW) is in charge of initialization and communications after a reset occurs at hard- ware level. The Universidad Politecnica de Cartagena and Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias are responsible of the Instrument Control Unit of the NISP (NI-ICU) in the Euclid Consortium. The NI-ICU BSW is developed by Universidad de Alcal´a, and its main functions are: communication with the S/C for memory management, self-tests and start of a patchable Application Software (ASW). This paper presents the NI-ICU BSW status of definition and design at the end of the Technical Specification phase.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 July 2016
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 9904, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2016: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave, 99045W (29 July 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2233346
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Jaime Gómez-Sáenz-de-Tejada, Univ. Politécnica de Cartagena (Spain)
Rafael Toledo-Moreo, Univ. Politécnica de Cartagena (Spain)
Carlos Colodro-Conde, Univ. Politécnica de Cartagena (Spain)
David Pérez-Lizán, Univ. Politécnica de Cartagena (Spain)
Jesús Fernández-Conde, Univ. de Alcalá (Spain)
Sebastián Sánchez-Prieto, Univ. de Alcalá (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9904:
Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2016: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave
Howard A. MacEwen; Giovanni G. Fazio; Makenzie Lystrup; Natalie Batalha; Nicholas Siegler; Edward C. Tong, Editor(s)

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