Integrated Data and Operation Center

IDOC (Integrated Data and Operation Center) is located and operated at IAS, Orsay under contract with CNRS, CNES, and Univ. Paris-Sud.

 

IDOC takes part in all the operational phases of space missions. The instruments operated from the center require that the telecommands they receive be prepared and validated. The feedback of this control, which is received through the telemetry treatment chains, depends on the specific transfer periods of each probe, but, due to their critical nature for the instrument, they must receive their validation fast.

These thematic data centers span a large area

  • in solar physics with MEDOC
  • in planetary science with IPOD
  • in exo planetology with D2S
  • and in astronomy with GINCO

 

The level of expertise is based on the ongoing activities, and on the integration of a great number of unique instruments, each one coming from one of the thematics which exist in the laboratory. IDOC takes part in all the operational phases of space missions. The instruments operated from the center require that the telecommands they receive be prepared and validated. The feedback of this control, which is received through the telemetry treatment chains, depends on the specific transfer periods of each probe, but, due to their critical nature for the instrument, they must receive their validation fast.