ESTEC Contract No. 4000134504/21/NL/CRS

Within the ESA/GSTP-5 programme, funding has been provided for the development of a new SPENVIS framework that provides more flexibility in the way models can be used and combined, and access to them through a modern user-friendly interface.

The architecture of the new framework is illustrated below and consists of three parts: the front-end, the back-end and the external web services connected through a REST interface.
It makes use of the Network of Models (NoM) to generate the model user interfaces and to run the models.

Detailed information is provided in the listed documents. More flexibility in combining models is implemented through the refactoring of the model codes and outputs such that different environment models can run on individual trajectory segments and spectrum consuming effect models can accept any single spectrum (user defined or model generated) that is appropriate to the effect model.

The development of the new system is still ongoing, a first public release is foreseen in 2025 together with a SPENVIS user workshop.

To be up-to-date with the latest state-of-the-art models, new models will be integrated.





SPENVIS is developed by a consortium led by the Royal Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy for ESA's Space Environments and Effects Section through its General Support Technology Programme