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Space shuttle avionics systemThe Space Shuttle avionics system, which was conceived in the early 1970's and became operational in the 1980's represents a significant advancement of avionics system technology in the areas of systems and redundacy management, digital data base technology, flight software, flight control integration, digital fly-by-wire technology, crew display interface, and operational concepts. The origins and the evolution of the system are traced; the requirements, the constraints, and other factors which led to the final configuration are outlined; and the functional operation of the system is described. An overall system block diagram is included.
Document ID
19900015844
Document Type
Special Publication (SP)
Authors
Hanaway, John F. (Intermetrics, Inc., Houston TX., United States)
Moorehead, Robert W. (NASA Headquarters Washington, DC United States)
Date Acquired
September 6, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1989
Subject Category
SPACE TRANSPORTATION
Report/Patent Number
NASA-SP-504
NAS 1.21:504
LC-89-600316
S-579
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NAS9-17826
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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