Asset Publisher

No. 128 - Routine Operations

No. 128 - Routine Operations

Report for Period 20 April to 26 April 2008Routine operations continued nominally as planned.

The most noticeable event during this week was the first operational usage of the new on-board control procedure to enable/disable the routing of virtual channel zero (VC0, for spacecraft housekeeping telemetry).

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

MET (Day) Date DOY Main Activity
894 20/04/08 111 Routine Operations
895 21/04/08 112 Routine Operations
896 22/04/08 113 Routine Operations
897 23/04/08 114 Routine Operations
898 24/04/08 115 Routine Operations
899 25/04/08 116 Routine Operations
900 26/04/08 117 Routine Operations

At the end of the last Cebreros pass in the reporting period (DOY 117) Venus Express was orbiting Venus at 251 million km from the Earth. The one-way signal travel time was 839 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

  • Start preparation of solar conjunction activities
  • Release the HGA-1 S-band anomaly report


---
Legal disclaimer
This report is based on the ESOC mission operations report, MOR #128. Please see the copyright section of the legal disclaimer (bottom of this page) for terms of use.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
10-Jul-2020 11:09 UT

ShortUrl Portlet

Shortcut URL

https://sci.esa.int/s/AGLRB7w

Images And Videos

Related Publications

Related Links

See Also

Documentation