SCA-ORB_ESTEC Drag Free Microscope and Lisa PathFinder

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Drag Free Missions MICROSCOPE and LISA PATHFINDER : lessons learned

The workshop will focus on the main issues of both missions Microscope and Lisa Pathfinder and give the attendance an overview of the challenges and the lessons learned from flight.

Nota : Each session is organized as follows : 30 min Microscope lecture, 30 min Lisa PathFinder lecture, 30 min free exchange

Preliminary program

Wed Sept 6th  
08:30-09:00 Welcome
09:00-10:30

Presentation of the missions (objectives, industrial organization, requirements)

  • PY Guidotti / A Robert (CNES)
  • Paul Mc Namara (ESA)
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-12:30

Drag-Free GNC architecture (sensors, actuators, software)

  • P. Prieur (CNES)
  • Jonathan Grzymisch (ESA)
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:30

Cold gas propulsion system (requirements, tests, technology, software)

  • T. Lienart (CNES)
  • Eric Plagnol / Joseph Martino (APC)
15:30-16:00 Coffee break
16:00-17:30

Accelerometers as drag-free sensors

  • M. Rodrigues (ONERA)
  • S. Vitale / WJ Weber (Univ. Trento)
Thu Sept 7th  
08:30-10:00

Drag-free Performance V&V

  • P. Prieur (CNES)
  • A. Schleicher (Airbus DS)
10:00-10:15 Coffee break
10:15-11:45

Orbit & attitude determination

  • S. Delavault / D. Pascal / A. Robert (CNES)
  • I. Harrison (ESA-ESOC)
11:45-13:00 Lunch
13:00-14:30

Gas management

  • S. Delavault (CNES)
  • V. Ferroni (Univ. Trento)
14:30-14:45 Coffee break
14:45-16:15

Drag-free Commissioning results

  • P. Prieur / M. Rodrigues / A. Robert (CNES)
  • J. Grzymisch (ESA)
16:15-17:15

Lessons learned and conclusion

  • PY Guidotti / A Robert (CNES)
  • Paul Mc Namara (ESA)

 

CCT Manager: 
Date: 
Wednesday, 6 September, 2017 - 08:00 - Thursday, 7 September, 2017 - 18:00
Place: 
ESA/ESTEC - Noordwijk
Status: 
Confirmed
Registration: 
Closed
Type of event: 
Workshop