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  • NSSC and ESA held a Remote Meeting

    On May 12, the National Space Science Center(NSSC) of Chinese Academy of Sciences held a remote video conference with the European Space Agency (ESA). Both sides gave brief updates of status and progress of the ongoing mission.

    15-05-2020
  • SMILE ESA-CAS Joint Mission Preliminary Design Review (M-PDR) Passed

    14-17 January 2020, the SMILE (Solar Wind Magnetosphere Ionosphere Link Explorer) Mission ESA-CAS Joint Mission Preliminary Design Review (M-PDR) Meeting was held at the European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC) in Netherlands.

    21-01-2020
  • SMILE Satellite System PDR Review Meeting Held in Beijing

    14th Oct 2019, the National Space Science Center (NSSC),Chinese Academy of Sciences, organized the SMILE satellite system Preliminary Design Review (PDR) meeting in Beijing. Head of Bureau of Major R&D Programs, CAS, Chief Scientist, Chief Engineer and Representatives from Satellite System, Chinese Control Center (CCC), Ground Support System (GSS) and Science Application System (SAS) attended the meeting.

    24-10-2019
  • SMILE Ground Support System Preliminary Design Review Successfully Completed

    On August 20, 2019, The Solar wind Magnetosphere Ionosphere Link Explorer (SMILE) Ground Support System (GSS) team completed a successful Preliminary Design Review (PDR) meeting in Beijing. Experts from project management, Satellite System, Chinese Control Center (CCC) system, Science Application System (SAS) and independent peer reviewers attended the meeting.

    23-08-2019
  • SMILE Co-Engineer Meeting held in ESTEC and IAMC

    After SMILE mission adoption by ESA in the beginning of March, 2019, Airbus in Madrid was selected as Payload Module (PLM) contractor. In order to consolidate the Interface Requirement Document (IRD) and the Interface Control Document (ICD) between each system. PLM – Payloads co - engineer meeting was held in ESTEC on 22nd April-3rd May. Then PLM - PF (Platform) co - engineer meeting was held in IAMC ( Innovation Academy for Microsatellites o...

    23-05-2019
  • SMILE 13th Science Study Team and Consortium meeting successfully held in Xi’an China

    From May 12 to 15, 2019, the 13th Science Study Team (SST) and joint meeting of the Solar Wind Magnetosphere Ionosphere Link Explorer (SMILE) were held in Xi'an, China. The meeting was jointly convened by Chinese Chief Scientist Chi Wang, European Chief Scientist Graziella Branduardi-Raymont of University College London, and Project Scientist Philippe Escoubet of the European Space Agency (ESA). Over 90 people, including science team menbers f...

    22-05-2019