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No. 28 - Ongoing Payload Commissioning

No. 28 - Ongoing Payload Commissioning

Report for week 10 to 17 September 2004In the reporting period the payload commissioning activities continued, with the first part of the Pointing Scenario, covering two days of VIRTIS operations with MIRO, MIDAS and RSI activities, the final MIDAS functional commissioning and the start of the OSIRIS functional commissioning. All activities have been executed according to schedule and completed successfully.

Full daily passes over the New Norcia station were taken throughout the week, with the addition of one weekly pass of 4 hours over a DSN station (DSS-15) on 16 September.

The table below shows a chronology of the main activities in the reporting period:

Mission Day

Date

DOY

Main Activity

193

10/11.09.04

254/255 Pointing pass 1

194

11/12.09.04

255/256 Pointing pass 2

195

12/13.09.04

256/257 MIDAS commissioning pass 1

196

13/14.09.04

257/258 MIDAS commissioning pass 2

197

14/15.09.04

258/259 OSIRIS commissioning pass 1

198

15/16.09.04

259/260 OSIRIS commissioning pass 2

199

16/17.09.04

260/261 OSIRIS commissioning pass 3

At the end of the last New Norcia pass in the reporting period (DOY 261) Rosetta was at 74.2 million km from the Earth. The one-way signal travel time was 4 minutes 7 seconds.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
20-Jan-2021 10:26 UT

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