Deep Space Network Turbo Decoder Implementation

  title={Deep Space Network Turbo Decoder Implementation},
  author={Kenneth S. Andrews},
A new decoder is being developed by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory for NASA's Deep Space Network. This unit will decode the new turbo codes, which have recently been approved by the Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems (CCSDS). Turbo codes provide up to 0.8 dB improvement in E n o over the current best codes used by deep space missions. The new decoder has been implemented in software running on commercial Digital Signal Processor @SP) chips, removing the need to design complicated and… CONTINUE READING


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