11/20/2014: Integral mission extension to December 2016 confirmed by ESA's Science Programme Committee.
06/19/2013: Mission extension to December 2016 subject to mid-term confirmation in late 2014.
11/19/2010: Mission extension to December 2014 subject to a mid-term review in 2012.
10/02/2009: Mission extension to December 2012 subject to a mid-term review in 2010.
07/27/2006: Mission extended to December 2010.
05/19/2003: Mission Performances Verification Review
12/13/2002: Mission Commissioning Result Review
11/25/2002: In-orbit functional tests and tuning successfully completed.
10/17/2002: Integral successfully launched
10/10/2002 : Integral mated with proton launcher
05/31/2001 : The SPI Team after delivery.
05/09/2001 : SPI Flight Model delivered to Alenia Spazio (Italy).
02/04-05/04/2001 : Calibration tests at CEA/Bruyère Le Châtel.
08/03-03/28/2001 : Thermal vacuum functional tests at Fourier/Intespace, Toulouse.
02/12-02/26/2001 : EMC tests at Coulomb/Intespace, Toulouse.
01/29/2001 : Integration of SPI Flight Model MLI.
01/25/2001 : Integration of Flight Model SPICO/Active Cooling.
11/10/2000 : Integration of Flight Model MASK.
08/21-10/31/2000 : Integration of Flight Model CAMERA.
08/16/2000 : Integration of Flight Model PSAC.
07/20/2000 : Integration of Flight Model ACS on the lower structure (LSA). ST Model ACS replaced by Flight Model ACS.
07/17/2000 : Reception of Flight Model Anti-Coincidence (ACS). Two main parts make up the ACS: the UVS and LVS.
07/2000 : Electrical integration of Flight Model AFEE1 and AFEE2.
06/29/2000 : Reception of Flight Model AFEE1.
06/20/2000 : Reception of Flight Model AFFE2.
05/17/2000 : Electrical integration of Flight Model PSD.
05/03/2000 : Reception of Flight Model PSD.
04/21/2000 : Reception of the first Flight Model Electronic Box : DFEE.
02/2000 : Integration of Flight Model harness.
10/07/1999: S/C ICDR
Summer 1999 : SPI EM
- S/C level tests completed.
- S/C EM back at CNES.
- SPI EM hardware being upgraded for better flight model representability.
- SPI EM software being upgraded for full service implementation.