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The Accelerometers of the GOCE Mission Design, Integration and Tests

TEAM GOCE GA&E(1), Jean-Pierre Marque(1), Christophe Bruno(1), Françoise Liorzou(1), Dominique Horrière(1), Guillaume Bodovillé(1), Jean Guérard(1), Vincent Lebat(1), Bernard Foulon(1), Pierre Leseur(1), Dominique Chauvin(1) and Yann Alonso(1)

(1) ONERA, BP-72, 29 Avenue de la Division Leclerc, 92322 Chatillon, France

Abstract

Main attributes of the GOCE accelerometers in term of design, performance budget and test plans are presented.

 

Keywords: ESA European Space Agency - Agence spatiale europeenne, observation de la terre, earth observation, satellite remote sensing, teledetection, geophysique, altimetrie, radar, chimique atmospherique, geophysics, altimetry, radar, atmospheric chemistry