Venus Express Full Mission Timeline

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Spacecraft Event Time. UTC/GMT Times.


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Time (UTC/GMT+0)Event
2005-11-09  03:33Launch from Baykonur
2006-04-11  06:03Slew to burn attitude maneuvre starts
2006-04-11  07:17VOI orbit insertion burn starts
2006-04-11  08:07VOI orbit insertion burn ends
2006-05-07Final orbit achieved
2006-05-14Science commissioning start
2006-06-04Nominal science start (MTP002)
2007-07-24End of nominal mission
2012-12-31Current mission end