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The assessment study of a Space-Time Explorer (STE) mission has been performed at ESA's Concurrent Design Facility (CDF) and ran from 15 June to 16 July 2010. The internal final presentation has been prepared by the STE/CDF team and summarizes the outcome of the STE assessment study. This presentation can be downloaded below as a PDF (link to publication). Contents of presentation:
- Introduction
- Background
- Mission analysis
- Systems
- Payload
- Optical Link
- Communication
- Power subsystems
- Mechanisms
- AOCS
- Propulsion
- Ground Segment and Operations
- Radiation
- Data Handling System
- Programmatics / AIV
- Risk
- Thermal
- Structures
- Configuration
- Conclusions
A summary of the STE mission concept and science goals is on the "Space-Time Explorer (STE)" page, linked form the right-hand menu.
Published: 17 July 2010
The assessment study of an Exoplanet Spectroscopy Mission (ESM) has been performed at ESA's Concurrent Design Facility (CDF) and ran from mid-February to end-March 2010.

This internal final presentation has been prepared by the ESM/CDF team and summarizes the outcome of the ESM assessment study.

Contents of the presentation:

  • Overview / Agenda
  • System Presentation
  • Payload Instruments (Telescope; Instruments; Detectors)
  • Discipline presentations (AOCS; Configuration; Structures; Thermal; Propulsion; Power; DHS; GS/OPS; Communications; Programmatics; Risk)
  • Conclusions
Published: 26 March 2010
26-Jan-2021 12:30 UT

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