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SCIAMACHY Operations in an Extended Mission up to 2010

Gottwald, Manfred and Krieg, Eckhart and Noel, Stefan and Bramstedt, Klaus and Bovensmann, Heinrich (2007) SCIAMACHY Operations in an Extended Mission up to 2010. In: Proceedings of the ENVISAT Symposium 2007, pp. 1-6. ENVISAT Symposium 2007, 2007-04-23 - 2007-04-27, Montreux (Schweiz).

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Abstract

SCIAMACHY on ENVISAT has now successfully operated more than 5 years in-orbit. With the extension of the ENVISAT mission, the instrument will significantly exceed its originally specified mission lifetime. In order to preserve SCIAMACHY's excellent status, it is necessary to adapt certain aspects of operations to the extended mission. This both concerns instrument measurement execution and monitoring. Special attention has to be payed for the life limited items on-board SCIAMACHY. Therefore the mission scenarios must be revised to ensure that in-flight usage does not conflict with specifications but still fulfil scientific requirements. Additional monitoring tasks are required to understand the performance of instrument subsystems which might be subject to degradation in a longer mission lifetime. Particularly interesting in this respect are scanners and the thermal systems. For these purposes we have developed and implemented an extended monitoring concept. It will permit maintaining SCIAMACHY in a healthy status, a prerequisite for generating high quality scientific data for the years to come.

Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Title:SCIAMACHY Operations in an Extended Mission up to 2010
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of Authors
Gottwald, ManfredUNSPECIFIED
Krieg, EckhartUNSPECIFIED
Noel, StefanIUP-IFE, Universität Bremen
Bramstedt, KlausIUP-IFE, Universität Bremen
Bovensmann, HeinrichIUP-IFE, Universität Bremen
Date:April 2007
Journal or Publication Title:Proceedings of the ENVISAT Symposium 2007
Page Range:pp. 1-6
Editors:
EditorsEmail
ESA, UNSPECIFIED
Series Name:SP-636
Status:Published
Keywords:SCIAMACHY, ENVISAT, instrument monitoring, mission extension
Event Title:ENVISAT Symposium 2007
Event Location:Montreux (Schweiz)
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:2007-04-23 - 2007-04-27
Organizer:ESA
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport (old)
HGF - Program:Space (old)
HGF - Program Themes:W EO - Erdbeobachtung
DLR - Research area:Space
DLR - Program:W EO - Erdbeobachtung
DLR - Research theme (Project):W - Vorhaben Entwicklung von Atmosphärenprozessoren (old)
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:Remote Sensing Technology Institute > Atmospheric Processors
Deposited By: Dr.rer.nat. Manfred Gottwald
Deposited On:25 May 2007
Last Modified:22 Apr 2013 08:51

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