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NASA Report on choosing ACC for RFID

(15th June, 2011)

NASA employs RFID on International Space Station

 

View the full report from NASA

Monday, November 22, 2010

 NASA’s Johnson Space Center announced that it intends to purchase RFID readers and associated peripherals from ACC Systems Inc. for a space flight inventory system on the International Space Station.

NASA has a requirement for forty-one RFID readers and other associated peripherals— for example extra batteries, handle battery, USB cable and power controller.


The RFID readers and peripherals provided by ACC Systems are qualified to support program requirements – shielded such that they passed radiation testing and can accept a total dose of radiation exposure of 600 RAD (with 200 MeV protons.

They are also certified for an on-orbit lifetime of 10 years for International Space Station utilization.

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