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Huygens

NSSDCA ID: 1997-061C

Telecommunications Description

The probe has 20 kilobits of on-board data storage. Telecommunications after probe separation from the Cassini orbiter will be limited to telemetry from the probe to the orbiter. It is sent via two solid-state transmitters, each with 10 W of output in the S-band (2.1 GHz), and a wide-beam (+/- 57 degree) antenna.

Telemetry Path

Telemetry support via parent spacecraft

Effective Telemetry

16.0 kbps

Telemetry Rates

0.56-8.96 kbps

Additional Information

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