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Maintenance of the Venµs Image Quality (VIP) center


Customer: Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES)

Programme: Venμs

Supply Chain: CNES > CS Group PDA


Main Picture

CS Group responsabilities are as follows:

  • Maintenance of the data center (VIP), the distribution server (VPDS), the qalification and operation support tools within the VEnµS ground segment

The features are as follows:

  • Upgrade of COTS, image libraries and missions used by the center,
  • Functional validation of the VIP center and VPDS,
  • Integration of the PDS component developed by ACS,
  • VIP Integration / Validation,
  • Dimensioning of the hardware architecture and its upgrade,
  • QT/QO phase support,
  • Evolutive and Corrective maintenance during the mission,

Project implementation

The project objectives are as follows:

  • Delivering an operational VIP/VPDS image processing center that takes into account the constraints of the VENµS mission during the operational phase.

The processes for carrying out the project are:

  • Development and continuous integration (coding/unit tests)

Technical characteristics

The solution key points are as follows:

  • Integration of the MACCS (image processor level L2/L3°) component,
  • The image chain has taken into account the processing of stray light in the image processing chain (level L1).

Archi Picture

The main technologies used in this project are:

Domain Technology(ies)
Operating System(s) Linux CentOS 6.5
Programming language(s) JAVA,JAVASCRIPT, C,C++, Python, PHP, SQL, SWING, ksh,HTML
Interoperability (protocols, format, APIs) XML
Main COTS library(ies) LAI (Euclide, POLLUX, MARIO, GDAL ..), PHRLIB , MSLIB