Multi-Mode Standard Transponder (MST)
Affordable, Compact S-Band Transponder
The Multi-Mode Standard Transponder (MST) provides compatibility with a variety of government and commercial telemetry and command formats in a single unit at an affordable price. Available receive modes include NASA’s Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System (TDRSS), NASA’s traditional STDN ground network format, AFSCN SGLS and Unified S-Band, and a direct carrier BPSK mode compatible with commercial services and the NASA Ground Network (GN).
- Mission ready: Five different models support a wide range of customer requirements
- Secure: Compatible with commercial and NSA certified encryption products
- Flexible: Customer specific requirements and options are available
- Proven: Providing reliable earth-to-spacecraft and spacecraft-to-spacecraft communications for more than 50 years.