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DRAFT/VITA 78.0-2021x: SpaceVPX System Standard
Abstract: This document describes an open standard for creating high performance fault tolerant interoperable backplanes and modules to assemble electronic systems for spacecraft and other high availability applications. Such systems support a wide variety of use cases across the aerospace community. This standard leverages the OpenVPX standards family and the commercial infrastructure that supports these standards. This revision adds additional profiles, additional communication protocols, higher speed copper connectors, and an updated naming methodology for Slot and Module Profiles.
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