NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR LASER, PLASMA AND RADIATION PHYSICS


Institute of Space Sciences

Space Engineering Laboratory


Head

Eng.Vlad VALEANU


Profile

Fundamental and advanced technological research in space magnetometry and plasmas, remote sensing and space technology. Development of special computational and treatment techniques for satellite data processing.


Objectives:


Organizing structure:

1. ON-BOARD EXPERIMENTAL DEVICES DESIGN AND   MANUFACTURING

2.SPACE PLASMA RESEARCH AND EXPERIMENTAL DATA PROCESSING AND ANALYSIS

3. APPLICATIONS OF  SPACE COMUNICATION


Main achievements:


Satellites and space stations with experiments from

Space Engineering Laboratory

Magnetrometry and cosmic plasmas:
Flight year Satellites and space stations

1978

INTERKOSMOS 18

1980

INTERKOSMOS 20

1981

INTERKOSMOS 21

1989

INTERKOSMOS 24

AKTIVNII-S2

1991

INTERKOSMOS 25

APEX-S3

1995

INTERBALL 1-S4- Tail

1996

INTERBALL 2-S5-Auroral

Remote sensing:

Flight year Satellites and space stations

1996

MIR-PRIRODA


Main achivements

- several space magnetometers mounted aboard 7 satellites;

- space magnetometers SG-R for the measurements of the Earth' magnetic field from circumterrestrial orbits;

- OnBoard Computing Device - for the infrared remote sensing spectrometer ISTOK-1 from the complex remote sensing experiment PRIRODA aboard the spacecraft MIR;

- prototypes for process control systems designated for embarked experiments;

- prototype for command processor for unmanned flying microobjects;

- firmware and several software development tools for microprocessor driven experimental set-ups;

- software designated for INTERBALL, EQUATOR-S and FAST satellite magnetometry data processing;

- hardware and software for the Automated Pointing System to be used in NOTTE Project.


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