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Test and Simulation

Empower your satellite ground system testing and simulation with our advanced solutions, designed to meet the evolving needs of new satellite missions.

At the heart of Terma Electrical Ground Support Equipment (EGSE) lies the Central Checkout System (CCS), leveraging our leading TSC and CCS5 product lines. Our comprehensive suite also includes the TEMU processor emulator, essential for Software Validation Facilities and Operational Simulators, ensuring thorough validation of on-board computer (OBC) models and ground segment operations. We specialize in developing spacecraft simulators and test software that support all levels of Assembly, Integration, and Test (AIT) processes, from instruments to entire satellites, enhancing your operational training and ground segment validation. With our focus on customizing to your specific challenges, we ensure a seamless integration and operational efficiency.

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Spacecraft Test Software (single user)

TSC is a single user, lightweight version of CCS5 that can be used for a variety of purposes including instrument/payload testing. Single user spacecraft test system - Lightweight and easy to use - Quick installation and setup - Automated test execution - Engineer-friendly test language. The image shows an instrument that will fly on the JUICE spacecraft, tested by TSC. The image shows an instrument that will fly on the JUICE spacecraft, tested by TSC.
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CCS5 for AIT

Spacecraft Test Software

CCS5 is our spacecraft checkout product. A multi-user application that can support single and multiple satellite configurations. CCS5 is used as part of an EGSE for spacecraft assembly and integration testing. Spacecraft test system - AIT from instruments through to complete spacecraft - Automated test execution - Flexible and scalable deployments - Compliant with industry standards - High performance. The image shows the JUICE spacecraft, arriving at Airbus for integration. JUICE is tested with CCS5.
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Data Analysis Tool

STAT transforms complex spacecraft data into actionable insights, offering trend analysis, anomaly detection, and efficient data management for mission performance optimization. Tailored for fast-growing data archives and constellation complexities, it simplifies analysis and reduces hardware demands. STAT is an OS-independent solution that maximizes data value and operational efficiency without the need for extensive analytics platforms.
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High Performance Micro-processor Emulator

TEMU is an advanced general purpose multi-core micro processor emulator and simulation framework. It has models of a number of common processors and peripheral devices used in spacecraft. The software supports the emulation of flight processors including SPARCv8 (ERC32, LEON2, UT688, UT700, GR740), PowePC, and ARM. Target software timing can be simulated and third party debuggers can be connected.
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Thermal Control and Data Handling

STAMP is a powerful data acquisition, presentation, and control system for conducting large-scale thermal test campaigns. It offers reliability, flexibility, user-friendliness, and a high overall capacity, allowing large teams of operators and customers to efficiently work together. Data acquisition, presentation and control for thermal test campaigns - Advanced data presentation features - User Friendly and intuitive user interface - Supports a wide variety of heaters and data acquisition devices
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SVF (Software Validation Facilities)


Elevate spacecraft software development with Terma's SVF, offering advanced simulations without needing physical hardware. It features a flight processor emulator, detailed models, and closed-loop tests for unmatched accuracy and efficiency in debugging and development, all while adhering to the latest standards. Optimize your performance and reduce operational expenses by leveraging cutting-edge processor architecture support with the Terma Emulator (TEMU).
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Ground Segment Products

Support & Services

Support for the Terma Ground Segment Products, including Test and Simulation, is managed through dedicated websites. Here you can find support information for each product: product releases, release notes and product downloads. For certain items, you may need to be a registered user due to license and export control restrictions.

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Senior Vice President, Space

Carsten Jørgensen