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General Inquiry: Associate Director, Engineering Directorate
Phone: 281.483.8991

Mailing Address:
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Johnson Space Center
Mail Code: EA
2101 NASA Parkway
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Communication Systems Simulation Laboratory (CSSL)

    The Communication Systems Simulation Laboratory (CSSL) is used for modeling and simulation of both proposed and actual spacecraft communication systems, subsystems, components, and parts. The laboratory hosts high-fidelity computer models of communication systems, detailed structure models, three-dimensional (3D) and planar cuts of antenna patterns, planetary terrain models, and propagation models.

    Services Provided

    • RF coverage analysis
    • System design and verification
    • Communication system performance
    • Signal analysis
    • Frequency management
    • RF compatibility analysis
    • Multipath analysis
    • Communication system anomaly resolution

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