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   Peter Ilott

Mars Exploration Rover Mission

Performed analysis for X-Band and UHF telecom systems.

Worked mechanical and electrical design issues for telecom subsystems on MER.

Took on UHF CogE responsibilities; supplier technical and contract interface, testing and delivery of the UHF transceivers for MER, ATLO Special Test Equipment design and assembly, test and integration of UHF on MER, Testing at KSC

Mars Express

Worked the compatibility testing with Odyssey and MER.

Mars Odyssey

I worked the 2002 Stanford tests, where we communicated with Odyssey via the UHF transceiver on board, using the Radio Telescope dish at Stanford, CA.

Mars Global Surveyor

Worked the compatibility testing with Odyssey and MER.

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