Report for Period 15 August to 11 September 2010 (week 33 - week 36)
The reporting period, covering four weeks of Venus Express mission operations, was devoted to routine science activities and included the last quadrature operations. The swap from high gain antenna 1 (HGA1) to HGA2 and the associated 180° flip of the spacecraft around its Z-axis were successfully executed on 15 August. On 21 August, the regular DDOR measurements were made. The quadrature phase ended on 26 August. A routine orbit control manoeuvre was performed on 28 August. The current eclipse season, which started already on 30 July, will end at the start of the next reporting period.