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  • The Safe Arrival of the Electrical Mode of LIA to Europe

    On April 19, 2021, Electrical Mode (EM) and Reduced Electrical Mode (REM) of the Light Ion Analyzer (LIA) succeeded in reaching Airbus. The EM and REM of LIA passed through Pre-Shipment Review (PSR) on February 24, 2021. Since then, LIA team began to actively prepare for transportation. With the support of related departments, EM and REM successfully arrived to Airbus after nearly two months of collective efforts. At present, Airbus has comple...

    25-04-2021
  • Prof. WANG Chi Win Tsien Hsue-shen Outstanding Contribution Award for 2020

    Prof. WANG Chi, Academician, PI of SMILE mission, Vice Engineer of Chang’e 4 mission, Principle of scientific instruments of Chang’e 5 and Chinese Mars Exploration Program, wins Tsien Hsue-shen Outstanding Contribution Award for 2020 by China Space Foundation. He received this Award on April 24th in the 2021 Chinese Space Conference in Nanjing city, China.

    25-04-2021
  • The SMILE SWT#17 and Consortium #11 Video meeting Held

    April 13-16,2021, the SMILE (Solar Wind Magnetosphere Ionosphere Link Explorer) Mission 17th Scientific Working Team (SWT) and 11th Joint Meeting was held successfully. The conference adopted the participants in each country and region in accordance with the specific situation by video participation.

    20-04-2021
  • SMILE Light Ion Analyzer Passed Interface Critical Design Review and Pre-Shipment Review

    From January to March in 2021, European Space Agency (ESA) organized two reviews about Light Ion Analyzer (LIA), Interface Critical Design Review (I-CDR) and Pre-Shipment Review (PSR), being carried out through several video meetings.

    07-04-2021
  • SMILE ESA Science Operations Centre Preliminary Design Review Completed

    On December 16, 2020, European Space Agency (ESA) completed a successful video meeting of Science Operations Centre (SOC) Preliminary Design Review (PDR) for Solar wind Magnetosphere Ionosphere Link Explorer (SMILE). Experts from SOC, spacecraft and instrument engineers, SMILE project management, Ground Support System, Science Application System (SAS) attended the meeting.

    12-01-2021
  • The SMILE SWT#16 and Consortium #10 Video meeting Held

    17-20 March 2020, the SMILE (Solar Wind Magnetosphere Ionosphere Link Explorer) Mission 15th Scientific Working Team and Joint Meeting was held successfully. In order to deal with the impact of the COVID-19, the conference adopted the participants in each country and region in accordance with the specific situation by video participation.

    09-11-2020