The Command, Telemetry and Control Unit (CTCU) is a complete Spacecraft Command Computer for the most demanding satellite platforms. The CTCU includes redundant spacecraft Single Board Computers (SBC) based on the radiation hardened processor derived from Power PC 603e™ (RHPPC) processor. The CTCU also includes interfaces to manage commands from the ground network, collects and provides telemetry to the ground, and manages the on-satellite network, linking spacecraft networks to payload communications links. The CTCU includes a mature software development environment combined with the option for VxWorks board support package (BSP).
As a leader in space electronics products and on-board computing, Honeywell has supplied more than 200 space computers with a 100% on-orbit success rate and is the only supplier of certified Strategic Grade processors, delivering over 2,000 units.