Volume 411, Number 1, November III 2003
Special letters issue on: first science with integral
|Page(s)||L49 - L52|
|Published online||17 November 2003|
Letter to the Editor
The INTEGRAL ground segment and its science operations centre
Research and Scientific Support Department of ESA, ESTEC, Keplerlaan 1, 2201 AZ Noordwijk, The Netherlands
2 ESA-ESOC, Mission Operations Department, Robert-Bosch Str. 5, 64293 Darmstadt, Germany
Corresponding author: R. Much, Rudolf.Much@rssd.esa.int
Accepted: 14 August 2003
The INTEGRAL ground segment is divided into operational and scientific components. The operational component consists of the Mission Operations Centre, the ground stations and communications lines while the scientific component comprises of a Science Operations Centre and Science Data Centre. The overall architecture of the ground segment is described paying particular attention to the tasks and functionalities of the INTEGRAL Science Operations Centre.
Key words: miscellaneous
© ESO, 2003
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