GRAVITY project schedule

Consortium meetings:

- TBD

Project milestones:

For the BCI:

-       PAE passed 10. June 2015

-       BCI arrived at Paranal 15. July 2015

-       first commisioning run 4. November 2015

For the WFS (CIAO):

Arrival at Paranal: 3 Feb 2016
AIV in integration hall: 15 Feb - 1 March 2016
Transport to Coude Room UT1: 2 March 2016
Installation and Alignment to STS in Coude room: 3-10 March 2016
AIV validation, system optimisation: 11 March - 2 April 2016 (interrupted by 10 days due to STS commissioning)
Sky test slot 1: 3-9 April 2016
Sky test slot 2: 20-26 May 2016

CIAO#2 (UT4)
Shipment: 30 March 2016
Arrival at Paranal: ?
AIV in integration hall: 20 April - 4 May 2016
Transport to Coude Room UT4: 5 May 2016
Installation and Alignment to STS in Coude room: 6-13 May 2016
AIV validation, system optimisation: 14 May - 2 June 2016
Sky test slot 1: 3-9 June 2016
Sky test slot 2: 2-8 Aug 2016


CIAO#3 (UT3) & CIAO#4 (UT2)
Common shipment: 21 July 2016
Arrival at Paranal: ?
parallel AIV in integration hall: 11 Aug - 2 Sept 2016
Transport of CIAO#3 to Coude Room UT3: 22 Aug 2016
Installation and Alignment of CIAO#3 to STS in Coude room UT3: 23-28 Aug 2016
AIV validation, system optimisation of CIAO#3 in Coude Room UT3: 29 Aug - 17 Sept 2016
Sky test CIAO#3 (UT3) 1: 18-24 Sept 2016
Transport of CIAO#4 to Coude Room UT2: 3 Sept 2016
Installation and Alignment of CIAO#4 to STS in Coude room UT2: 4-9 Sept 2016
AIV validation, system optimisation of CIAO#4 in Coude Room UT2: 10 Sept - 29 Sept 2016
Sky test slot CIAO#4 (UT2): 30 Sept - 6 Oct 2016

 
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