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No. 113 - Routine Operations

No. 113 - Routine Operations

Report for Period 06 January to 12 January 2008Routine activities were carried out during the reporting period.

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

MET (Day) Date DOY Main Activity
789 06/01/08 006 Routine Operations
790 07/01/08 007 Payload activities switched off
791 08/01/08 008 Payload operations resumed
Occultation
792 09/01/08 009 Routine Operations
793 10/01/08 010 Routine Operations
794 11/01/08 011 Routine Operations
Occultation
795 12/01/08 012 Routine operations

At the end of the last Cebreros pass in the reporting period (DOY 012, 12:00z) Venus Express was orbiting Venus at 182.8 million km from the Earth. The one-way signal travel time was 609 seconds.

Payload Activities

ASPERA
The instrument was regularly operated as part of the routine plan.

MAG
The instrument was regularly operated as part of the routine plan.

PFS
The instrument was not operated during the reporting period.

SPICAV
The instrument was regularly operated as part of the routine plan.

VeRA
Two RSI activities on DOY 008 and 011. Occultation passes with NNO took place as planned.

VIRTIS
The instrument was regularly operated as part of the routine plan.

VMC
The instrument was regularly operated as part of the routine plan.

Future Milestones

  • Routine mission planning
Last Update: 1 September 2019
2-Jul-2022 11:26 UT

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