Communication Technologies And Engineering Division


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All spacecraft, launch vehicles, ground systems, and operators rely on successful communications. Mission communication satellites, wideband links, command and telemetry, as well as space and terrestrial communication networks and their enabling technologies are the domain of the Communication Technologies and Engineering Division (CTED). The division contains communications systems expertise across all phases of the engineering lifecycle. This includes early-stage research and development on advanced concepts and technologies and working closely with our customers to understand and define their needs and priorities. CTED expertise also spans architecture development, systems design, implementation, test, fielding, and operations to ensure robust and resilient communications.