Latest News
  • 23 Jun 2016 – Channel 6: New Solar System Internet Technology (Interview)
  • 21 Jun 2016 – New Solar System Internet Technology debuts on ISS - DUTH contribution is acknowledged by NASA
  • 28 Sep 2015 – NASA officially thanks SPICE team for its contribution to the Interplanetary Overlay Network (ION) system
  • 03 Jun 2015 – The kick-off meeting of SENSKIN project was successfully held in Athens, Greece.
  • 26 Feb 2015 – The kick-off meeting of UMOBILE project was successfully held in the premises of the Engineering Department, University College of London, UK.

Space Internetworking Center facilities are located within the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of DUTH. SPICE consists of two state-of-the-art laboratories, one presentation room and a meeting room. The pictures below depict SPICE core facilities:

Furthermore, SPICE infrastructure is cutting-edge both in terms of hardware and software, including a state-of-the-art DTN testbed and specialized hardware and software to accurately emulate space communications.


In particular, SPICE infrastructure includes:

  • a fifteen-node DTN testbed in a rack 
  • 10 mobile DTN nodes
  • 36 workstations
  • 4 servers
  • one high-performance computer
  • networking equipment (firewall, routers, switches)
  • 2 interactive boards
  • 2 TVs
  • constant connection to Hellas Sat satellite
  • Satellite Tool Kit (STK) simulation software
  • ESA Portable Satellite Simulator (EPSS) and CORTEX CRT system to emulate TM/TC link layer space protocols.