Bochum, 23. October 2017. SCISYS Deutschland GmbH located in Bochum, Germany has been awarded a contract by OHB System AG (Bremen, Germany) for the realization of the ground segment of the German national satellite communications mission „Heinrich Hertz“. [...]
SCISYS will deliver satellite mission-planning software based on its PLENITER® product suite for the OneWeb constellation, comprising several hundred satellites. www.oneweb.world SCISYS is pleased to announce that it has signed a contract with WorldVu Satellites, Ltd. dba OneWeb, a global satellite [...]
SCISYS becomes partner of the PTScientists and their „Mission to the Moon“. SCISYS provides PLENITER® technology for the monitoring and control of the space segment with a lander and two planetary rovers as well as for the real-time command of both [...]
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Clever. Reliable. Easy to handle.
PLENITER® is clever
It can cover all relevant tasks of spacecraft missions like mission analysis, operations preparation, system validation, LEOP and routine operations as well as spacecraft disposal for single satellites or fleets. PLENITER® can be tailored to your specific needs and grows along with your future requirements – all from a single source.
PLENITER® is reliable
Many customers worldwide rely on our solutions, products and services. PLENITER® is the essence of all the expertise and excellence SCISYS gained in over 30 years and more than 50 supported space missions so far.
PLENITER® is easy to handle
And this does not only imply the software but also the way we work together with our customers. They appreciate the cooperative partnership and the opportunity to work closely together with our experienced staff, if needed even on-site. For us, a long-standing partnership based on trustworthy collaboration with our customers holds the key to sustained success in the exciting and sophisticated space market.
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PLENITER® consists of individually combinable modules.
Operations Schedules for Single or Multi-Spacecraft Missions
PLENITER® Plan handles all of your regular and special mission tasking requirements for your mission system infrastructure, spacecraft platforms and payloads. Considering all the physical and operational constraints and predicted events, it produces consistent and conflict-free schedules for:
Multiple spacecraft on-board schedule execution
Multiple ground-station schedule execution
Multiple control-centres Payload process monitoring
The Advanced Set of Tools for the Automation of Space Mission Control
PLENITER® Automate can partially or fully automate operations and yet it allows operators to intervene and control the operating procedures at any time. PLENITER® Automate is flexible and allows the automation level to be tailored to the users’ needs. Automation reduces operating overheads and complexity by functioning independently without requiring attached displays or intervention for long periods.
Schedule Execution is the overseeing function of the automation solution. It takes the executable schedules produced by PLENITER® Plan, and controls the timing and monitors the progress of the specific scheduled items, typically procedures.
Procedure Execution executes the operational procedures, interfacing with the Mission Control System to control the release of telecommands and monitoring of spacecraft and ground systems telemetry.
Integrated Monitoring and Control Core for Space and Ground Systems
PLENITER® Control constitutes the “heart” of the PLENITER® product suite, providing fully integrated supervision of all space and ground components of a mission. The core software components of PLENITER® Control have proven their operational reliability in various space missions over the past decade.
A major benefit of PLENITER® Control is that it reduces the necessity for continuous shift on-site presence during routine operations, whilst providing safe mission operations.
Centralised Mission Archive, Configuration and Product Store
PLENITER® Store provides three central components. The “Mission Archive” records the activities performed for the mission and combines the Space Segment and Ground Segment M&C data. A high-performance retrieval layer enables fast analysis and replay of historical data. The “Version Controlled Store” provides a centralised configuration management system. Finally, the “Product Store” supports data exchange with internal components as well as external entities such as spacecraft manufacturers.
PLENITER® Orbit includes all the functionality required to provide flight dynamics services for earth-centred spacecraft missions. The whole mission lifecycle is supported from launch window selection through first acquisition, LEOP operations, on-station operations to mission disposal.
There is no limit to the number of spacecraft supported within a mission; hence PLENITER® Orbit is equally suited for single-spacecraft missions, constellations and fleets.
Its underlying astro-dynamics computation engine has been operationally used in more than two hundred missions.
Due to its intuitive scripting language and the variety of interfaces supported, PLENITER® Orbit can be easily integrated into existing ground systems and adapted for a particular mission. With its high degree of automation PLENITER® Orbit minimises the routine tasks to be performed by the Flight Dynamic Engineer.
Payload Planning, Monitoring, Control and Analysis
PLENITER® Payload provides full access to payload functionality for operators and -if desired- also for end-users. Payload re-configuration tasks are communicated to the multi-domain payload planning facility. Live monitoring and historical data can be accessed directly from the Browser for ad-hoc analysis and routine reporting. The payload planning framework is integrated with PLENITER® Plan and PLENITER® Automate to ensure seamless configuration and monitoring of the automation chain. Modern Browser technologies combined with the latest security standards can provide secure external access to all payload services.
From the TECHNOLOGY point of view
Support scalability and maintainability through virtualised environments.
Support intra- and inter-site redundancy
Integrate 3rd-Party products like SCOS or FreeFlyer® where beneficial.
Prefer use of open standards.
From the COMMERCIAL point of view
Support Long-term Operations.
Reduce obsolescence through virtualization.
Protect investments by built-in flexibility.
Support to reduce operation costs by automation.
Allow the step-by step deployment and expansion of systems.
From the OPERATIONS point of view
Be flexible for different operations concepts.
Provide a high degree of automation for routine tasks.
Decrease roll-out and Operations Preparation Time.
Provide an innovative working environment for the team.
Be multi-mission capable.
Support long-term operations.
From the SATELLITE MANUFACTURER point of view
Provide sufficient interfaces for import of all engineering data.
Ease re-use of procedures between AIT and Operations.
Provide easy, yet secured access to platform data.
Your Worldwide Partner in Space
SCISYS SPACE Division provides integrated solutions and products for ground & on-board systems as well as on-site engineering and operations support for the management and procurement of space and space-related projects.
For us, a long-standing partnership based on trustworthy collaboration with our customers holds the key to sustained success in the exciting and sophisticated space market.Our customers are satellite operators, system integrators and major research laboratories, as well as organisations and companies that are part of the international space industry.
The SCISYS SPACE Division operates in the UK through SCISYS UK Ltd. and in Germany through SCISYS Deutschland GmbH.
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