Advances in Space Research, Nov 1, 2013, Vol.52(9), p.1634(13)
To link to full-text access for this article, visit this link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2013.07.042 Byline: Emilie Hardy, Agnes Levy, Manuel Rodrigues, Pierre Touboul, Gilles Metris Abstract: acents An in-orbit calibration of the MICROSCOPE instrument is necessary for the Equivalence Principle test. acents Calibration procedures enabling the estimation of each limiting parameters have been determined. acents A software simulator including a model of the instrument, the satellite and its environment has been developed. acents The calibration procedures have been validated numerically thanks to the simulator. Article History: Received 13 December 2012; Revised 8 July 2013; Accepted 19 July 2013
Microscope ; Test of the Equivalence Principle ; Space Accelerometer ; In-Flight Calibration ; Drag-Free Satellite;
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