Tasks, Operations, Reliability & Training for Users of Ground Applications

Case Study 1

Jules Verne Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV)

The International Space Station (ISS) depends on regular deliveries of experimental equipment and spare parts as well as food, air and waterfor its permanent crew. From early 2008 onward, Europe's Automated TransferVehicle (ATV) will be one of the ISS supply spaceships.

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ATV- Control Centre, Toulouse

Case Study 2

PICARD Satellite

The PICARD operationnal ground segment aims at commanding and controlling the satellite platform. Operators are in of charge maintaining the satellite integrity.

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PICARD Satellite