A virtual ``antenna farm'' in space, the TDRS system provides nearly uninterrupted space-to-ground
communications for Shuttle and other low-Earth-orbiting satellites.
Harris will lead the effort to replace all equipment and software in the space-to-ground
link of NASA's TDRSS.
General Dynamics-led team to ensure continuous space-to-ground
telecommunications of NASA's global space network for decades to come.
The network provides the resources for global space-to-ground
telecommunications and tracking coverage for low Earth orbit and near-Earth robotic and human spaceflight missions.
antenna, capable of data rates of up to 75 Mbps, is used for all high data-rate transmissions and receptions to the International Space Station (ISS).