remote terminal unit

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A spacecraft device that controls and monitors functions for relatively simple equipment. The Envisat scheduled for launch by the European Space Agency in January 2002 has three RTUs in the payload equipment bay. They are connected to the payload management computer.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

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