Activation and Test Downlink of HDTV System (JAXA-HDTV) - 01.09.14

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Science Objectives for Everyone Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency - Activation and Test Downlink of HDTV System (JAXA-HDTV) uses a high definition video (HDV) camcorder to capture high definition (HD) images. The HD images are transmitted to ground teams using the Ku-Band on ISS.

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Experiment Details

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Principal Investigator(s)

  • J. Yoshikawa, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), Tsukuba, Japan
  • Co-Investigator(s)/Collaborator(s)
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    Developer(s)

    Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), Tsukuba, , Japan

    Sponsoring Space Agency
    Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

    Sponsoring Organization
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    Research Benefits
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    ISS Expedition Duration:
    April 2008 - April 2009

    Expeditions Assigned
    17,18

    Previous ISS Missions
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    Experiment Description

    Research Overview

    • High Definition images of activities onboard the International Space Station are downlinked real-time to the ground teams using the Ku-Band.


    • The availability of high quality images along with real-time data gives investigators an opportunity to observe their experiments in a way that might lead to a higher data yield.

    Description
    JAXA-HDTV system transmits the HD (High Definition) picture to the ground through HRDL (Ku-Band) with HDV format camcorder. Prior to utilization operations, the hardware shall be activated and be tested in order to check the system and to verify procedures of real-time downlink.

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    Applications

    Space Applications
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    Earth Applications
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    Operations

    Operational Requirements
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    Operational Protocols
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    Imagery