Status report archive

Status report archive

Report for Period 23 July to 29 July 2006During the reporting period the mission operations have been conducted according to the plan. The ground and the space segment performance have been nominal with the exception of a few telemetry outages at the ground station due to a loss of lock.
Published: 2 August 2006
Report for Period 30 June to 28 JulyThe reporting period covers four weeks of passive cruise, in which the spacecraft remained in Near Sun Hibernation Mode (NSHM). The mode performance during the reporting period has been nominal.
Published: 2 August 2006
Report for Period 16 July to 22 July 2006 During the reporting period the mission operations have been conducted according to the plan. The ground and the space segment performance have been nominally with the exception of a few Telemetry outages at the Ground Station due to thunder storms and lightning.
Published: 24 July 2006
Report for Period 19 June to 16 July 2006The main activity during the reporting period has been the perilune raising manoeuvres using the attitude thrusters. The manoeuvres started as planned on 19 June. Due to the spacecraft's good performance, the necessary delta-V to boost SMART-1's orbit was achieved earlier than planned, and the period...
Published: 24 July 2006
Report for Period 9 July to 15 July 2006 During the reporting period the mission operations have been conducted according to plan. The spacecraft performance was nominal throughout the reporting period and several outstanding system level operations have been performed.
Published: 16 July 2006
Report for Period 2 July to 8 July 2006During the reporting period the mission operations have been conducted according to plan. The ground and the space segment performance have been nominal with the exception of the mission data system. The Mission Control System (MCS) problems raised by the integration of the latest version have now been...
Published: 12 July 2006
Report for Period 2 June to 30 June 2006The reporting period covers four weeks of passive cruise, in which the spacecraft remained in Near Sun Hibernation Mode (NSHM). The mode performance is being closely monitored on a weekly basis using real-time housekeeping telemetry and radiometric data. The mode performance during the reporting period has...
Published: 3 July 2006
Report for Period 25 June to 1 July 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.
Published: 3 July 2006
Report for Period 18 June to 24 June 2006During the reporting period the mission operations have been conducted according to the plan. Minor problems with the ground station and with the new Mission Control System have slightly affected the operations.
Published: 26 June 2006
Report for Period 15 May to 18 June 2006The work during this reporting period has been focused on continuation of push-broom operations and the preparation of the manoeuvres as part of the SMART-1 operations during the last months of the mission until Moon impact. Pushbroom operations have continued during the entire reporting period. The last...
Published: 26 June 2006
Report for Period 14 June to 3 September 2006 This is the final operational report for the SMART-1 mission and covers all the activities up to the end of the mission and a controlled impact with the lunar surface.SMART-1 was launched on 27 September 2003 and took 14 months to reach the Moon using a Solar Electric Propulsion system. Lunar orbit...
Published: 22 June 2006
Report for Period 11 June to 17 June 2006During the reporting period, Venus Express experienced its first Safe Mode since launch. This occured on 12 June, DoY 163, at the end of a data recovery action due to a ground station problem on DoY 162.
Published: 20 June 2006
Report for Period 04 June to 10 June 2006All activities of Venus Express's first week of the routine phase have been executed as planned without any problem. The performance of the space and the ground segment has been nominal during the reporting period. The planning cycle proceeds in its activities and according to the plan.
Published: 12 June 2006
Report for Period 28 May to 03 June 2006On 3 June at 13:42 UT, after 207 days of flight, 43 orbits around Venus and many test activities, Venus Express has formally completed its commissioning phase and has entered the routine science phase. This will be formalised only with the Mission Commissioning Results Review to be held end of June. The...
Published: 6 June 2006
Report for Period 12 May - 2 June 2006The reporting period covers three weeks of cruise, in which telemetry stored during solar conjunction was recovered and the spacecraft reconfigured to Near Sun Hibernation Mode (NSHM).
Published: 2 June 2006
Report for Period 21 May to 27 May 2006All activities of the second week of the final commissioning phase have been executed asplanned without any major problem.The performance of the space and the ground segment has been nominal with minor problemsnot affecting the mission operations.
Published: 31 May 2006
Report for period 17 April to 14 may 2006The completion of the thermal analysis being done as part of the preparation for the SMART-1 Moon impact gave the Flight Control Team a surprise. The expected increase of temperatures during May due to the Sun/Earth/Moon alignment was going to be higher than six months ago.
Published: 23 May 2006
Report for period 14 May to 20 May 2006The reporting period is the first period during which all operations have been executed according to the planning inputs received from the Science Operations Center. All observations have been executed as scheduled without any problem.
Published: 23 May 2006
Mission StatusThe spacecraft continues to be operated in quiet cruise mode with, in general, one tracking pass per week. In March the Payload Passive Checkout was performed successfully and the evaluation of the data by the instrument teams confirms the nominal status of the orbiter instruments and the Lander.
Published: 22 May 2006
Mission Status The two spacecraft and the instruments are operating nominally.
Published: 22 May 2006
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