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Performances of swap on-board PROBA-2
Author(s): J.-P. Halain; D. Berghmans; J.-F. Defise; P. Rochus; B. Nicula; A. de Groof; D. Seaton

Paper Abstract

The PROBA2 mission has been launched on 2nd November2009 with a Rockot launcher to a Sunsynchronous orbit at an altitude of 725 km. Its nominal operation duration is two years with possible extension of 2 years. PROBA2 is a small satellite developed under an ESA General Support Technology Program (GSTP) contract to perform an in-flight demonstration of new space technologies and support a scientific mission for a set of selected instruments. The mission is tracked by the ESA Redu Mission Operation Center.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 November 2017
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 10565, International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2010, 105650S (20 November 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2309237
Show Author Affiliations
J.-P. Halain, Ctr. Spatial de Liège (Belgium)
D. Berghmans, Royal Observatory of Belgium (Belgium)
J.-F. Defise, Ctr. Spatial de Liège (Belgium)
P. Rochus, Ctr. Spatial de Liège (Belgium)
B. Nicula, Royal Observatory of Belgium (Belgium)
A. de Groof, ESA-ESTEC (Netherlands)
Royal Observatory of Belgium (Belgium)
D. Seaton, Royal Observatory of Belgium (Belgium)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10565:
International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2010
Errico Armandillo; Bruno Cugny; Nikos Karafolas, Editor(s)

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