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NORS -- CSRIC Best Practices Result

CSRIC Best Practices Result

Detailed Information for the Best Practice: 9-6-5143

Number 9-6-5143
Priority Critical
Description Network Operators and Service Providers (e.g., Satellite Operators) should maintain access to a back-up or secondary 'uplink site' to provide tracking, telemetry and control (T.T.&C.) support for all operational communications spacecraft. The back-up or secondary site must be geographically diverse from the primary uplink facility, active and tested on some regular schedule to insure readiness and timely response.
Network Type(s) Satellite
Industry Role(s) Service Provider; Network Operator
Keyword(s) Emergency Preparedness;Facilities - Transport;Network Design;Network Operations;
Reference/Comments In order to prevent loss of critical space assets. In order to Mitigate loss of prime site due to acts of war, terrorism or natural disasters.