On board computers and signal processors

Recent developments based on radiation hardened space processors (ERC 32, ARM, Leon, etc) have given Crisa a significant expertise in hardware and real time software, on board computers and data handling technology. These are the main areas of expertise:

Crisa has supplied multiple spacecraft computers and controllers for different missions:

Gaia will create a 1.000 million star map of the Milky Way

The future Gaia satellite will be the biggest digital camera in the solar system, reaching a resolution of almost one gigapixel thanks to its 106 CCDs (Charged Couple Devices). Each CCD will be controlled by one of the proximity electronic modules currently under development by Crisa

Crisa, an Airbus Defence and Space company