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No. 126 - Routine Operations

No. 126 - Routine Operations

Report for Period 6 April to 12 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
880 06/04/08 097 Routine Operations
881 07/04/08 098 Routine Operations
882 08/04/08 099 Routine Operations
883 09/04/08 100 Routine Operations.
Shorter communications pass because of Cebreros Phoenix DDOR support
884 10/04/08 101 Routine Operations
885 11/04/08 102 Routine Operations
886 12/04/08 103 Routine Operations

At the end of the last Cebreros pass in the reporting period (DOY 103) Venus Express was orbiting Venus at 246 million km from the Earth. The one-way signal travel time was 820 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

  • Uplinking of new on-board control procedure for the disabling of virtual channel zero (VC0) routing outside visibility (is prepared and ready). 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 10:50 UT

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