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Table 10 Main mission requirements

From: Macroscopic Quantum Resonators (MAQRO): 2015 update

Mission requirement for Suggested solution
Launcher Vega
Spacecraft platform LPF platform with science spacecraft and propulsion module
Mission lifetime 24 months
Communication 60 kbps TM, 2 kbps TC, communication for 8 hrs/day
Mass data storage on-board SSMM of 1 GB
Ground-segment assumptions Cerebros, Spain (35 m)