Definition Edit

Electronics Edit

A bus is one or more conductors or optical fibers that serve as a common connection for a group of related devices. All the nodes on a bus are connected along a single cable.

Satellite Edit

The bus is

the body of the satellite and is managed by the satellite control operations to maintain a desired location. It carries the payload and is composed of a number of subsystems, such as the power supply, antennas, and mechanical and thermal control equipment. The bus also provides electrical power, stability, and propulsion for the entire satellite.[1]

References Edit

  1. Global Positioning System: A Comprehensive Assessment of Potential Options and Related Costs is Needed, at 3.

See also Edit

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