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Rosetta-Orbiter GIADA Rendezvous Manoeuvre 1 Raw Data


Abstract: Payload Checkout 13 (PC13) was the final Cruise Phase Checkout of several payload checkouts performed with the Rosetta Payload. Since PC13 was scheduled as the final Cruise Phase Checkout, a number of additional payload operations were also executed to close out pending and essential requirements, and/or configure instruments for the upcoming Deep Space Hibernation Phase. Given the importance of this final checkout all Rosetta payload, except Osiris, took part in this scenario The Payload Checkout 13 ran for 9 consecutive days starting on the 1st December 2010 until the 9th December 2010. An RSI passive checkout was also completed on 14th December 2010. The Scenario was covered by dedicated NNO and DSN. During PC13 GIADA performs only a passive test (GD01) similar to the previous Passive Payload Checkouts. This passive test (GD01), which includes standard procedures and full functional verification, was executed by switching on Main and Redundant I/Fs in sequence and executing similar procedures for the two cases. The data reported in this data set have been converted from ADC counts to engineering values. The quality of the Housekeeping and Calibration data is good. Scientific data are due to noise, as no grain event is expected during this mission phase. These data must be only considered to evaluate GIADA behaviour and not as real scientific data. Data reported by GDS and IS are due to noise as no dust event is expected during this mission phase. MBS frequency changes, once normalised for frequency vs. temperature dependence, if present, are due to deposition of contaminants existing in the S/C environment. Housekeeping and Calibration data from all GIADA sub-systems are useful to evaluate instrument health and behaviour when compared with similar data acquired during other mission phases.

RO-X-GIA-2-RVM1-RENDEZMANOEUVRE1-V1.0 Liens Browse (18.2 MB) Download (4.2 MB)

PDS citation information for this data set: "A.Rotundi and the International GIADA Consortium, ROSETTA-ORBITER CHECK GIADA 2 RVM1 RENDEZMANOEUVRE1 V1.0, RO-X-GIA-2-RVM1-RENDEZMANOEUVRE1-V1.0, ESA Planetary Science Archive and NASA Planetary Data System, 2013."

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