Presentation on theme: "ATHENA WFI Meeting Garching, January 28, 2014 Markus Plattner."— Presentation transcript:
ATHENA WFI Meeting Garching, January 28, 2014 Markus Plattner
General ESA Project Lifecycle 11/25/20132 ECSS-M-ST-10C_Rev.1(6March2009)_Space project management - Project planning and implementation
Schedule for this Call for L2 Mission Concepts 11/25/20133 ATHENA LoI submission deadline: 17 February 2014 (12:00 noon CET) Briefing meeting (ESTEC) 5 March 2014 (tbc) Proposal submission deadline: 15 April 2014 (12:00 noon CET) Proposal evaluation April 2014 - June 2014
Mission Concept – Expected Content 11/25/20134 The mission Concept must address the science goals Top level requirements: – High throughput optics: ≈ 2 m² collecting area) – High angular resolution: 5 arcsec – Wide field of view in the focal plane – Energy resolution: 2.5 eV Technical Budget Envelopes: – Ariane 5 ECA: < 10 tons mass, 5.4 m diameter, 17 m height – < 75 Mbit/s downlink data rate (for Ka band, LagrangePoint L2) Contribution from international partners (upon inter-agency agreements) is limited to 20% of the total mission envelope.
Call for Mission Concept – Important Points 11/25/20135 ESA assessment of mission concept: Feasibility, technology readiness, international collaboration scheme (if applicable) Announcement of Opportunity (early 2015 tbc): Consortium shall be selected. Teams or payload consortia shall not be pre- selected in the mission concept The minimum request is to reach TRL 5/6 at mission adoption (2018/2019): Component and/or Breadboard Critical Function Verification in Relevant Environment Effective overall time for mission preparation including necessary technology developments: 2014 until 2019.