X-band Transmitter Designed for Lunar Spacecraft


The data transmission to ground stations from:

- lunar landers;

- lunar orbiters;

- lagrange-point spacecraft.

Year of release: 2019
Guaranteed service life (years): 1
Estimated production / delivery time (months): 12
Flight qualification of the product: No
Brief history of flight qualification:
ISS (previous generation transmitter), AIST-2D, and others.
Possibility to adapt the product to customer requirements: Yes

Parameter Value
Weight, kg 2.9
Power consumption, W 70
Throughput 4 Mbps; up to 19 Mbps
Frequency band, MHz 8450 - 8500
Output power, W 8
Modulation QPSK, 8PSK
Data interface LVDS. Six ports (3 primary and 3 redundant) with 4 pairs each
Radiation at the component level >6 krad


The X-band transmitter designed for the lunar spacecraft (Luna-25 lander and Luna-26 orbiter).


Сertified for compatibility with ESA ground stations.

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