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No. 191 - Mission Operations Report

No. 191 - Mission Operations Report

Report for Period 5 July to 11 July 2009The Venus Express spacecraft and instruments performed nominally during this week.

The table below shows a chronology of the main activities:

MET
(Day)
Date DOY Main Activity
1335 05/07/09 186

Communications pass over Cebreros

1336 06/07/09 187

Communications pass over Cebreros

1337 07/07/09 188

Communications pass over Cebreros

1338 08/07/09 189

Communications pass over Cebreros

1339 09/07/09 190

Communications pass over Cebreros

1340 10/07/09 191

Communications pass over Cebreros

1341 11/07/09 192 Communications pass over Cebreros.
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At the end of the last Cebreros pass in the reporting period (DOY 192) Venus Express was orbiting Venus at 147.14 million km from the Earth. The one-way signal travel time was 490 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 measurements were taken during the reporting period.

VIRTIS
VIRTIS-M was operated in the visual channels only.

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


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Last Update: 1 September 2019
11-Jul-2020 03:38 UT

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