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Science Orbit Achieved

Science Orbit Achieved

9 May 2006

On 7 May 2006, after a series of orbital control manoeuvres, Venus Express entered its nominal science operations orbit.

Throughout the remainder of the month the instrument payload commissioning activities will continue. The nominal science phase is scheduled to begin on 4 June 2006.

More details: Venus Express has reached final orbit
Last Update: 1 September 2019
27-Jun-2022 06:23 UT

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