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No. 44 - Science Operations
18 September 2006Report for Period 3 September to 9 September 2006
During the reporting period the mission operations have been conducted according to the plan. The ground and the space segment performance have been nominal.
The table below shows a chronology of the main activities in the reporting period:
At the end of the last Cebreros pass in the reporting period (DOY 252, 16:00) Venus Express was orbiting Venus at 249 million km from the Earth. The one-way signal travel time was 830 seconds.
Short Term Planning
Long Term Planning
A proposal for New Norcia station booking for OCC-3 and GRA-2 campaign in May-June 2007 has been provided to Rosetta and Mars Express for iteration.
Throughout the next week short term planning for CP20 and pre-checks for CP21 will commence.
An operational strategy for the upcoming solar conjunction phase in October/November 2006 is being further iterated.
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