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No. 125 - Routine Operations

No. 125 - Routine Operations

Report for Period 30 March to 5 April 2008Routine operations continued nominally as planned.

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

MET (Day) Date DOY Main Activity
873 30/03/08 090 Routine Operations
874 31/03/08 091 Routine Operations
875 01/04/08 092 Routine Operations.
Shorter communications pass because of Cebreros Phoenix DDOR support
876 02/04/08 093 Routine Operations
877 03/04/08 094 Routine Operations
878 04/04/08 095 Routine Operations
879 05/04/08 096 Routine Operations.
Shorter communications pass because of Cebreros Phoenix DDOR support

At the end of the last Cebreros pass in the reporting period (DOY 095) Venus Express was orbiting Venus at 245 million km from the Earth. The one-way signal travel time was 817 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
No observations were made during the reporting period.

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

  • New on-board control procedure for the disabling of virtual channel zero (VC0) routing outside visibility. VC0 is used for spacecraft housekeeping telemetry
  • Release the HGA-1 S-band anomaly report


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Last Update: 1 September 2019
31-Oct-2020 11:22 UT

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