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Switching on the CHEOPS instrument

Switching on the CHEOPS instrument


Date: 08 January 2020
Satellite: CHEOPS
Depicts: Graph of temperature at different positions in the telescope structure
Copyright: University of Bern

The science instrument on board ESA'­s Characterising Exoplanet Satellite, CHEOPS, was switched on for the first time on 8 January 2020 as part of the in-orbit commissioning phase and commanded to pre-science mode, activating the application software that started heating the telescope tube. This graph shows how the temperature is controlled at different positions in the telescope structure.

Last Update: 10 January 2020
28-Jan-2020 23:16 UT

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