Norwegian participation in Solar B
Svalbard Satellite Station
Unsolicited proposal from NSC to ESA
to provide the ESA support to Solar B as fixed price contract (7.7 MEU).
15 orbits/day downlink at 4 Mb/s for four years operation.
Transport of data to ISAS/Oslo.
Real time datalink to ISAS of up to 256 kb/s.
Build-up and operation of European data centre for Solar B data for four years operation and one year archiving phase.
High speed data links to European users.
NSC will subcontract the downlink/operation part to its subsidiary KSAT and the data centre to ITA/UiO.
Norwegian contribution is valued to 3.3 MEU.