The Euclid mission is to be launched in 2022 to survey during 6 years 15,000 degrees2 of the extragalactic sky in order to characterize the Dark Universe. The mission planning problem and drivers are exposed. The current status of the mission planning software system and infrastructure, its requirements, design, challenges and current implementation are also presented.
Pedro Gómez-Alvarez, Xavier Dupac, Guillermo Buenadicha, Roland Vavrek, John Hoar, René Laureijs, Roberto Scaramella, J. C. Cuillandre, Joao Dinis, Jerôme Amiaux, and Ismael Tereno, "The Euclid survey planning system," Proc. SPIE 10707, Software and Cyberinfrastructure for Astronomy V, 1070712 (Presented at SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation: June 12, 2018; Published: 14 September 2018); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2314262.
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