Current Projects

This is a list of projects currently being undertaken by the MSSL Software Engineering Group

  Mission Project Work Performed by MSSL 
Sentinel-3 spacecraft : courtesy of ESA  Sentinel 3A  & 3B
  •  Products and Algorithms Definition for Level 2 non-ocean altimetry
Gaia Mission Artists impression  Gaia
  •  Data Processing Chains for Radial Velocity Spectrometer (RVS)
Cryosat Satellite : Image credit ESA CryoSat
  • Mission performance simulation
  • Data Processing Chains
  • Expert Support to ESA
  • QA of Processing and Data Products (QA website)
Envisat spececraft : courtesy of ESA ENVISAT
  • Expert Support Laboratory for RA2 Level-2 Ice Processing
  • Operational performance monitoring and QA (RA2-QA website)
Cryosat_for_Cryoval_LI CryoVal-LI
  • CryoVal Land Ice project to qualify and quantify error sources for CryoSat over land ice. 
Cryoval_SI_logo CryoVal-SI
  • CryoVal Sea Ice project to qualify and quantify error sources for CryoSat over sea ice.
ExoMars Lander : courtesy of ESA ExoMars
  • Flight software for PanCam
GlobAlbedo Logo GlobAlbedo
  • Creation of historical Earth Albedo products
GlobIce Logo GlobIce
  • Deriving new Sea Ice Dynamics data products from ASAR data
  • Virtual database for Heliospheric Physics
Hinode Mission Image Courtesy NASA Hinode
  • Operational support for flight software on the EIS instrument
Near Infrared Spectrograph (NIRSpec) James Webb Space Telescope
  • Near Infrared Spectrograph (NIRSpec) Calibration Light Sources (CLS) - calibration control software
  • NIRSpec Shack Hartmann Detector system (SHD) ground calibration system control software 
ERS Satellite : Image credit ESA Reaper
  • Reprocessing of historical ERS Altimeter data
Swift spacecraft : courtesy of ESA  Swift
  •  Operational support for UVOT flight software
  • Virtual observatory technology applied to particle physics databases
XMM : Image credit ESA  XMM
  •  XMM-OM : Operational support
  • XMM-RGS : Operational support
ERS-2 spacecraft : courtesy of ESA ERS
  • Reprocessing of entire archive of Altimeter Data from ERS-1 and ERS-2 (Reaper)
  • Quality Assurance of Altimeter Waveform Products from UK Processing and Archiving Facility (WAPQA)

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