NASA Space Communications

Speaking to the Stars

Frequentis technology-proven systems and our integration experts work with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) program leads to replace over 23 legacy communications system components into one communications network, standardizing the mission voice systems throughout NASA to support current and future mission requirements.

Since 2009, Frequentis USA (FUSA) has been teamed with the NASA on the Mission Operations Voice Enhancement (MOVE) contract. This 15-year contract demonstrates our longstanding commitment to excellence in voice communications and related services. With the capability to simultaneously connect up to 3,000 end instrument positions to up to 3,000 conferences, the Frequentis 3020 system meets the high availability and expectations required for NASA’s mission critical voice infrastructure.

Frequentis Supports all Manned and Unmanned NASA Space Flights

  • Since the first installation in 2009, the Frequentis system has been used for all NASA space missions.
  • The most prominent missions were the final space shuttle flight in 2012, and the Mars Rover mission.
  • The 3020 is used daily in the ground-space communication between NASA, European Space Agency (ESA), and other stake holders to the international space station.

NASA - Mission Operations Voice Enhancement (MOVE) Program

  • Standardization of NASA space operation centers on the Frequentis mission critical voice communications system 3020
  • More than 4,000 Controller Working Positions supported to date, additional growth with future NASA requirements
  • Consolidation from 23 different system types
  • 15 year implementation and support contract
  • 24x7 helpdesk and system support
  • Global installation, from Kennedy Space Center in Florida to the Deep Space Communication Complex in Canberra, Australia,
  • All NASA MOVE systems are assembled at our Frequentis USA plant in Columbia, Maryland, USA, including a local 24x7 helpdesk.

Frequentis USA (FUSA) is proud to have our mission communications and control systems in use to support the last Shuttle Launch, the Rover landing on Mars in 2012 and today, as NASA continues its Mars mission.

To learn more about the 3020 Voice Communication System and its capabilities, visit our Products & Solutions page


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