Electrical Ground support equipment (EGSE) is the support equipment used to provide background services and operational support to various satellites and vehicles. This equipment is based on the ground, and can be remotely controlled from a command center to optimize its location or availability in order to adapt to the specific mission.

The functions that this equipment provides generally involve telecommunications, remote control or diagnostics, aircraft situational awareness, and mission operations (control of cargo or payload).








Electrical Ground Support Equipment Software
Used during the instrument development, verification and validation testing on the instrument level and during the Spacecraft integration
Communication front end for generating, handling an receiving TC / TM packets, according appropriate ESA standards
Simulation of OBC (On-Board computer) functionality
Automatic Data parsing


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