PRISMA is a Swedish experimental and demonstration mission with participation of Denmark, France, Spain, Italy and Germany. Under lead of the Swedish Space Cooperation SSC, a series of experiments testing formation flying and rendezvous technologies shall be performed. The contributions of the project participants are as follows:
The project started 2005 with the design of both satellites and the concept of the experimental phase. On June 15, 2010 PRISMA was launched from the Russian launch site Yasny using a Dnepr rocket. The first part of the satellite qualification and testing could be successfully done by the Swedisch flight operations team of SSC in Solna near Stockholm. This team also carried out flight operations during the first half of the mission. GSOC took over responsibility for the mission control during the second mission phase. The handover to GSOC was in March 2011 - the return to SSC on August 22, 2011.
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