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... Congratulations to the entire ICON team Onwards to Integration Posted in Milestones Tagged CDR ICON Review Comments Off on ICON passes Critical Design Review Pegasus Selected for ICON Launch Posted on January 7 2015 by Thomas Immel The Orbital Pegasus launch system was selected by NASA Launch Services to carry ICON into orbit ICON will be launched over the Pacific Ocean after taking off from Kwajalein Atoll on the Orbital L 1011 that is part of the Pegasus launch system Some pictures and discussion of the launch system can be found here There s a synopsis of the launch system on the SSL website as well It s a great way to get to space used successfully by many Explorers in the past Posted in Uncategorized Comments Off on Pegasus Selected for ICON Launch ICON Confirmed Proceed to Implementation Posted on November 13 2014 by Thomas Immel On October 29th 2014 the ICON mission was reviewed at NASA Headquarters where the project presented the status of the project focusing on the work that had been done to design and formulate the mission to the Science Mission Directorate and the Deputy Administrator for Programs at NASA HQ At this review ICON was successfully confirmed and was directed to proceed with formulation the mission The team has been working together through the successful Mission Preliminary Design Review in July and in the months that followed to reach this key milestones Preparation for this step has also been a focus for colleagues in the Explorers Office at Goddard Space Flight Center and in the Heliophysics Division at HQ Everyone involved is excited to proceed with the implementation of the mission Posted in Uncategorized Comments Off on ICON Confirmed Proceed to Implementation ICON Passes Preliminary Design Review Posted on July 24 2014 by Thomas Immel The ICON Mission has now passed its Preliminary Design Review where it is determined whether the design of the observatory and ground segment meet the mission requirements After a season of 35 peer and design reviews that started back in April the documentation and design for the Explorer were delivered and presented to the Standing Review Board at Orbital Congratulations to the whole team are due it has been an amazing effort The impressive list of reviews undertaken between SRR and PDR is given below Continue reading Posted in Milestones Comments Off on ICON Passes Preliminary Design Review ICON Passes System Requirements Review Posted on January 14 2014 by Thomas Immel The ICON mission has passed its System Requirements Review where the flowdown of top level requirements is traced through all aspects of mission implementation We ve gotten very good input from our Standing Review Board whose key concerns become top priorities for the team to close out Every NASA mission goes through this step on their way to the first design reviews and we re able to proceed with confidence that the team has a complete and verifiable set of requirements in hand ICON has had a great...

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