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Cheops: Planning a perfect mission

Teams of scientists and engineers are simulating the launch, early orbit phase and commissioning of the CHEOPS mission ahead of its launch period in the last quarter of 2019. The simulations are taking place at the CHEOPS Mission Operations Centre at Torrejón de Ardoz, just outside Madrid in Spain. CHEOPS (CHaracterising ExOPlanet Satellite) is a [...]

Cheops: Planning a perfect mission 2019-08-13T17:30:13+00:00

Schweizer Regierung besucht CHEOPS

Sämtliche sieben Mitglieder des Schweizer Bundesrats statteten dem „Center for Space and Habitability“ (CSH) an der Universität Bern einen Besuch ab. Die Mitglieder der Landesregierung informierten sich über die prominente Rolle der Uni bei Weltraumprojekten wie CHEOPS. Zum Auftakt seiner alljährlichen „Schulreise“ besuchte der Bundesrat am 7. Juli 2016 die Universität Bern. Professor Willy Benz [...]

Schweizer Regierung besucht CHEOPS 2017-06-22T10:13:15+00:00

Vibration Test at RUAG Space

When CHEOPS will be launched in 2018 it will be subjected to very high vibration loads. The vibration test of the structural model at RUAG Space in Zurich in October 2015 simulated the launch of the satellite into the earth orbit as Willem Coppoolse, Senior Project Manager at RUAG Space explains in the video. (Credit: [...]

Vibration Test at RUAG Space 2016-03-10T16:07:11+00:00