The first scientific installation in Russia in the category 'Computer and Information Sciences' registered in the SUAI
St. Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation registered a unique scientific installation as a scientific and technological assessment of the Russian Federation under the name ‘SpaceWire Aerospace Stand for Research, Certification and Testing’ (ASSIST).
The unique scientific installation ‘SpaceWire Aerospace Stand for Research, Certification and Testing’ (USI ASSIST) is a one-of-a-kind stand designed for research, certification and equipment testing, operating in accordance with the SpaceWire-RUS standard.
Using the installation, the customers and partners of the university can execute the following:
- testing of new technical equipment for compatibility with devices, ensuring the operation of the SpaceWire onboard network. After such checking it is possible to execute testing of the technical means in a real on-board network structure, that includes various equipment;
- execute testing of new technological solutions on compliance with the SpaceWire-RUS standard. Various data transfer scenarios allow to check the correctness of the hardware and software implementation on compliance with the standards;
- carrying out testing of new protocols for transport and application layer, on top of the SpaceWire-RUS standard, analysis of characteristics and, if necessary, quickly apply operational changes to the developed protocol.