October 24, 2023


Mid-2025: Operational phase (scheduled)

1st half 2025: In-orbit commissioning (scheduled)

4th quarter 2024: Launch of PHARAO (scheduled)

07/2014: Delivery of PHARAO flight model to ESA

06/2014: PHARAO EMC (Electromagnetic compatibility) tests

03/2014: Start of PHARAO performance tests

01/2014: Laser source delivery and start of integration of the flight model

02/2013: Caesium tube delivery

12/2012: Computer flight model delivery

01/2011: Test of the Ground Segment prototype

09/2010: End of EMC (Electromagnetic compatibility) and performance tests of the PHARAO engineering model

07/2009: Test of PHARAO engineering model with its ACES counterpart

12/2008: CNES gives go-ahead to build PHARAO flight model

02/2008: Columbus launch and docking