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On the left: the JUNO mission (NASA) was launched on 5 agosto 2011 and it will orbit around Jupiter till 2021 and beyond. Its main purposes are the study of the atmosphere and the interior structure of the planet. Centre: artist view of the Cassini and Huygens probes at Saturn. Right: Saturn almost at equinox, as seen from Cassini (ISS Cassini).


Example of Multiple Choice Test (Space Environment): download it here.

Example of Multiple Choice Test (Space Missions and Systems): download it here.


AY 2019/2020

AY 2010/2012

Range Rate Cassini Data: the file contains time in seconds past epoch J2000 and sky frequencies (Ka-band), measured by Deep Space Network antenna DSS25, during a passage of the Cassini probe. Perform a fit using the six-parameters function shown during the lesson.

Challenge 2010/2011


AY 2009/2010

Saturn's moon