Status Update

patch space grains project The development status of the instrument is in phase B (preliminary design phase) which started in june 2010. This phase is mainly focusing on the development of  motors and the characterization of their performances. Phase B includes also testing at the breadboard level.

The next milestones are:

  • June 2012 : Mid Term Review about the design and performances
  • Sept. 2012 : Simplified tests on the mechanical parts + optics
  • Dec. 2012 : Preliminary Design Review: formal review of the project, including safety and operation on the ISS
  • Beginning 2013 : Scientific tests about the benchmark tests defined by the Science team

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